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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ore purchased.—Orange Judd Farmer. Gardeners Qse more Fertilizer, If you havesuffered from insects, from drought, or fromany cause, .iust try the one cure-all: use twice asmuch fertilizer. It will repel insects, becausestrong plants do; it will lessen the effects ofdrought,because humus does.—GerraantownTel. Talne of Hanore. Those who wish to obtainvaluable practical information about manuringStrawberries, may do so by omitting the manurefrom a few rows, and they will see the contrastin the diminished crop and smaller berries—Country Gentleman.• Good for the Catawba. Say what they will ofall the new and most promising varieties of The best plan of using manure, is to put a topdressing during the winter on fall plowed land.—Far-mers Review. Professional pruners usually damage just as manytrees as they can get at.—Rural New Yorker. Onions, Turnips, Carrots, and Potatoes are nowbeing evaporated.—Cal. Fruit Grower. Neglect is the ■worst weed that grows.—Mirror andFarmer.
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Hatching Lady Bugs in CaHfortiia. See Preceding Pane Grapes, and still the fact remains, that in this re-gion, the Catawbas, in favorable seasons, andwhen ripe, have no superiors.—The Vine.vardist. Female Plants Stronger than Male. My seed bear-ing asparagus stalks were not only stronger, but lessripe and dry than the male plants, I think a like ruleproves good In all created things. Give the femalesthe same chance as the males and at the same age theywill retain the more vitality.—Rural New Yorker. Le Conte Stocks for Blight. There Is another causemore ratal than the blight of the unhealthy Pear treesIn our orchards, and that Is the premature loss of thefoliage. This Is corrected In a marked degree by pro-pagating on LeConte stocks.—Southern Hort. Journal. The most fruitful Cherry tree we ever saw, was onestanding near a surface furrow by the back door of afarm-house, Into which dally was poured the waterfrom the kitchen sink.—Am. Cultivator. Vegetable Products on the Table.S
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