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Identifier: everythingforgar19pete_17
Title: Everything for the garden : 1920
Year: 1920 (1920s)
Authors: Peter Henderson & Co Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Seeds Catalogs Gardening Equipment and supplies Catalogs Books Catalogs Lawn mowers Catalogs Bulbs (Plants) Catalogs Flowers Catalogs
Publisher: New York : Peter Henderson & Co.
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library

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nd Manure is left,then you can add enough, where it will pay the biggest returns instead of spreading it where it is not needed and cannotbe made to pay.In particular it will tell you: Whether or not your soil needs lime and how much per acre.Whether or not manure (organic matter) is needed.Whether or not your soil needs inoculating for alfalfa, clovers, cow peas, soybeans, vetch and other legumes.Where and where not green manuring will pay.Which fields on your farm are best adapted to alfalfa, clovers, grain, corn, potatoes, vegetables, etc.Where and where not to apply chemical fertilizers and how to use them at the least possible loss through leaching.How to build up worn, thin, neglected soils properly and sys-tematically. Price $9.50, F. O. B. Factory. Shipping Weight 4 Lbs.- For Mideet and Sure Proof Testers send for circulars. Every Test Costs 2 Cents and Takes 2 Minutes to Make. You Get Bigger Crops from Corrected Soils. Test and Correct Every Field Before Planting. Tnsxmciions

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From PETER 1EHDERS0H <& CO., MEW YORK . ■ ■ .::■ REMEDIES for INSECTS and FUNGUS, CONTACT and STOMACHIC Insects that Suck the Juices from Plants, Foliage, etc., such as lice, green, black and white aphis or fly, mealy bug, red spider and scale, thrust their proboscisinto the leaf or stem, and are not affected by stomach poisons; so they must be destroyed by contact insecticides. Those in powder form kill by closing the breathingpores in the insects skin; or in liquid form by being absorbed through their pores. The best contact insecticides in powder form are Bug Death, Hellebore, Slu:Shot and Tobacco Dust. The best in fluid form are Aphine, Black Leaf 40, Fish (Whale) Oil Soap, Nicotine (Tobacco Extract), Kerosene Miscible Oil and LemonOil. Insects that Ea t Plants, Foliage, Vegetables, Fruits, Flowers, etc., whether bugs, beetles, worms, caterpillars or slugs, are more quickly and effectually dcst •with a poisonous stomachic insecticide such as Arsenate of Lead, Paris

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