Title: Field, lawn and garden
Year: 1874 (1870s)
Subjects: Gardening Agriculture
Publisher: Madison, Wis., W. B. Davis & co
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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Fig. 6. Fig. 6. This is the true Feather Grass,,of which there are two varieties, neitherof which flower the first season, but theymay be gathered and dried. For othervarieties see the books, we have not roomfor all. E. HARDY BULBS, AND HOW TO TREAT THEM.Hardy bulbs are those which, planted inautumn, root before freezing weather,,withstand the severest winter, and give usthe early flowers of spring. They are ofeasy cultivation and sure to blossom ifproperly cared for—something one cannotsay of flowers in general. First upon the list, then, will come the HYACINTH. Now, if we were in the bulb business,we might be a little selfish; but as we arenot, we will be candid enough to tell youit is entirely unnecessary to purchase highpriced bulbs for out-door planting. Theyare very high priced—retailing at fromthirty-five to seventy-five cents each—andare more especially intended for pot cul-ture in the house durinsr the winter months. FIELD, LAWN AND GARDEN. Hyacinth bulbs degenerate sad
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