Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library
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akes to markthe location of all plants that die away whollyin winter. If this is not done, they may betrampled to death in spring. If any plants or shrubs have proved in-ferior, root them up and consign them to therubbish-heap. We have so many excellentvarieties nowadays that one can not affordto grow anything that does not have realmerit. It is just as easy to grow a good thing-as a poor one. Mulch the peonies well. These plants areentirely hardy anywhere at the north, butthey do enough better, when protected, tomake it well worth ones while to give themthis attention. All hardy plants are benefittedby covering, because it enables them to getthrough the winter without using up all theirvitality in fighting against the cold. The lawn will be greatly benefitted by giv- November, 1907 AMERICAN HOMES AND GARDENS Xlll Fresh-air heating No matter how cold and long the night, you can beat backthe nipping frost and keep every cubic foot of your house freshly ventilated andradiantly warmed by
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American^ Ideal ii Radiators *-Mbojlers IDEAL Boilers steadily and uni-formly deliver the Steam or HotWater to AMERICAN Ventilating Radiators day and night, without recoaling forperiods of eight, ten or twelve hours, as you wish, in most bitter weather. Thefire need not be rekindled during the entire heating season. Anyone can run theoutfit—no way to get out of order—absolutely safe. The fuel and labor savingsquickly repay the difference in cost over old-fashioned heating methods. Theoutfit lasts a lifetime—no repairs. Increases value of building for living, rentingor selling. The purchaser thus gets his money back. One small fire in an IDEAL Boiler does better work than a half-dozen grates,stoves, Baltimore heaters, or hot-air furnaces, for it warms the house evenly — nomatter how the nights behave or North winds rage. ADVANTAGE 9: Experience has taught us thatno heating outfit should be without a check-draft insmoke-pipe. The special device we supply with allIDEAL Boilers is
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