Title: Popular gardening and fruit growing; An illustrated periodical devoted to horticulture in all its branches
Year: 1885 (1880s)
Publisher: Buffalo, New York Popular gardening publishing company
Contributing Library: UMass Amherst Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: UMass Amherst Libraries
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en pound the white part in a mor-tar to a smooth paste, with a couple of ounces ofbutter, a pinch of white sugar, and half a tea-spoonful of salt. Mix slowly with it half a pintof cream and milk mixed; stir the liquid over thefirf until it boils. Brown Chestnut sauce is madein the same way, but brown gravy is used insteadof milk; this is usually served with roast fowl,and seasoned more than the white sauce.—GoodHousekeeping. Cranherry Becipes, For sauce pick over andwash the berries, and cook with half as muchwater by measure as there are berries. In fifteenminutes add the same quantity of sugar as ofwater, and let them steep, not boil, until theyare done. Cool in a porcelain dish. For Cran-berry pie scald the berries, sprinkle sugar on thelower crust, then put in a layer of berries,sprinkle with sugar, dot with small pieces ofbutter, pour in two tablespoonfuls of water anddredge lightly with flour. Twist nariow stripsof paste and cross the tops diamond wise. Bakein a moderate oven.
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HOUSE PLANTS. Annuals. A good show may be made by sowing afew pots of Mignonette, Candytuft. Sweet AJyssum,Ten-week-Stock, or other favorites of this class. Sowsome pots now, and others a month later. Azaleas and Aspidistras. Give water freely, andsponge off the foliage frequently. Beeonias. Put those now In flower Into a sunnywindow, and in a temperature of about 55 to 60** F. Bulbs. A succession of flowers may be kept up bybringing the pots from the cellar. Century Plants. Keep rather dry, and the leavesfree from dust. Chrysanthemums after flowering should be cutdown and moved to the cellar, under conservatorystaging, or some other similar place. Give but littlewater until cuttings are wanted. Cobsa scandens, to be tied as needed, and leavessponged for greenfly. Fernery. See Plant culture under glass. G-eneral Management. Give air when opportunityoffers ; try to secure a uniform temperature withoutdraughts. The only thing that can be done for frostedplants is to remove them to a coo
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