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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, The First Note. We heard, this morn, the blue-birds voice, And gone at once were care and gloom :We knew the worlds great jubilee Ha4 just begun, of song and bloom!The Willows, too, the tidings hear ; With gilded signals lifted high,They tell their comrades dull and deaf, A pageant gay will soon pass by.The shy Hepatieas will peep From neath their silken, downy hoodsTo ask their mottled, guardian leaves What disturbs the quiet woods.The Maple buds will fling aside The braided folds of crimson vest,And all their golden stamens drop To coax the Orchis from her rest.The wind will bid the Daflodils To lift their drowsy lids, and shakeTheir yellow curls In sly rebuke Of feeble gleams the sunshine make.Yet, mid the rapturous delight, O bluebird, we shall not forgetThat first, sweet, tender note to which The stirring harmony was set! —Carol Cathcart Day. The West Wind. A gentle wind of western birth,From some far summer sea, Wakes Daisies in the wintry earth.Wakes thoughts of hope in me.
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Hot lied making time. Test your garden seeds. More snn—mure flowers. Free-growing plants need plenty of water. All is well thus tar with the fruit prospects. For shady places count on setting out wildhardy Ferns. An expert looks at the shape quite as much asthe color of a Bower. For red spider—the best antidote is water—this and nothing more. If this mild winter was an indication of anearly spring, we might think better of it. An advantage of fruit failure—no Apples de-caying in the cellar and poisoning the air in therooms above. Catalogues bloom more gaudily than ever,No failure in the crop of fine products set forthbetween their covers. Lily Soil. Mr, Rexford makes the statementthat he has never bad as good success with theseplants in a very rich soil as in one moderately so. The bridal bouquet at a recent wedding waseighteen inches in diameter, and made of Lilyof the Valley, and Adiantum. The weight isnot given. Valuable Plants. The Orchids of the famousPitcher k Alanda col
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