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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n; Of Rose Briar hedge and of winding lane; And—of dreams that will never come hack again, These wild, pale Violets faint and sweet. That we buy In the crowded city street. —Puck. A Dandelion. She stood knee-deep in meadow-grass With joy of lifes new comers,A winsome brown-eyed little lass Of three brief careless summers.At last a Dandelion crossed Her path of springtide pleasure ;She stopped an instant, wonder-lost, Then brought to me her treasure.Her swift glance sought the sky-lield sun Then flashed back to the other. Ive found, she cried, another one, The suns dear little brother ! Youths Companion. Mid the flower-wreathed tombs I standBearing Lilies in my hand.Comrades ! In what soldier graveSleeps the bravest of the brave ?One low grave, yon trees beneath.Bears no Roses, wears no wreath ;Yet no heart more high and warmEver dared the battle-storm;Turning from a comrades eyes.Kneeling where a woman lies,I strew LUies on the graveOf the bravest of the brave. —r. W. Higginson.
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The Pear is long lived. Jack Frost we fear you. Shallow planting doesnt suit Lilies. Even flower seeds should go into drills. The group is the key-note for arranging linelawns. No harm in sowing thickly, provided you thinquickly. What will cure a mossy lawn V—More richcompost. Have one bed of tine-striped Petunias. Theywill self-sow. Our fall-mulched hardy flowers came throughin the best possible shape. Well-shaken, when taken, applies with fullforce to spraying with fungicides and insecti-cides. Hot-bed sash are good thing to buy at auction.We can always And profitable use on the farmfor a quantity. Why not grow more Prunes? A single yearsimportation into the country now reaches !tO-00U,000, pounds. The Sacred Lotus, at whose shrine we wouldlike to worship, has thus far refused to takeroot at Woodbanks. A little lime-water occasionally,will help yourpot and other plants, at the same time it will killall angle worms in the soil. Ammonia, a teaspoonful in two quarts ofwater, gives th
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