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Identifier: gardenforestjour41891sarg
Title: Garden and forest; a journal of horticulture, landscape art and forestry
Year: 1888 (1880s)
Authors: Sargent, Charles Sprague, 1841-1927
Subjects: Botany Gardening Forests and forestry
Publisher: New York : The Garden and forest publishing co.
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library

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r forcing should be selected from the early-flowering kinds.The forcing should be done moderately and gradually—that is,the plants should first be placed in a cool greenhouse or coolpart of a greenhouse until growth has fairly begun; later,if desirable, they may be introduced into a warmer tempera-ture, where growth and development of the flowers may behastened. When brought into a warm temperature too suddenly thebuds are liable to become injured or blighted, and a dry at- April 22, 1891.] Garden and Forest. 187 mosphere is also injurious. Plants intended to be forced mayeither be lifted during the previous spring and placed in tubsor pots, where they continue growth during the summer, orfibrous-rooted kinds may be lifted with an adhering ball of b ossoms are desired. Where the winters are not severe someof them may be taken directly from the ground in mildweather, but where the earth is liable to remain frozen it isbest to have all out of reach of frost. Cuttings of some kinds 1 i

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?-34—A Cottonwood Trea {Populus mono.ifira) on the hanks of the Kansas.—See page 182. earth in the late autumn, and, together with the potted plants,be placed in a pit or cellar until wanted. Plants for exhibitionor ornament are generally taken up and potted long before be-ing forced, but autumn lifting usually answers where only may make good, compact little flowering plants in the courseof a few months growth. Deutzia gracilis and Rhododendron {Azalea) mollis andothers are now almost universally grown for winter forcing, and 188 Garden and Forest. [Number K55. the Lilac has come into quite general use among florists. TheFlowering Almond, the Peaches and Cherries, and, amongothers, Pritnus Pseudo-eerasus, force well, and the last is verypretty and lasts in bloom a long time, although it cannot becounted a florists flower. Well-grown grafted plants of varieties of the beautiful flow-ering Japanese and Chinese Crab Apples are easily broughtinto early bloom if planted the preceding

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