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Image from page 223 of “Popular gardening and fruit growing; An illustrated periodical devoted to horticulture in all its branches” (1885)

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Identifier: populargardening9091buff
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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t Hughes Firtreeoil is fatal to them, as also to all kinds oflice and scales. For the mites, we use ahalf pint of oil to two gallons of water, andthe material may be applied with a syringeor knapsack pump. The root-gall, caused by a nematole worm{Hetcrudcra riidiclcola), often does greatdamage in Tomato houses. Remove thesoil from benches and wash the boards thoroughly with lye and thenadd new soil.We have not had serious difficulty withfungi. The rot of the fruit has been theworst and this has appeared chiefly inspring. Spraying with either ammoniacalcarbonate of copper or Bordeaux mixturekeeps the trouble in check. We prefer thecarbonate of copper because it is moreeasily made and applied and it does notdiscolor the plants and fruits so much asthe other. There are two or three goodrecipes for preparing the carbonate of cop-per. We dissolvethree ounces of carbon-ate of copper in a quart of ammonia andkeep this as a stock solution. Two fluidounces (half a gill, four tablespoonfuls) is

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THE BLACK DEFIANCE STRAWBERRY. Scc Nvli added to a pail (two gallons) of water whendesired for use. Fruit Outlook in Central Missouri. SAMUEL MILLER, MONTGOMERY CO., MO. The Strawberry crop was a good one, butmuch of it was lost owing to too much rain.The same may be said about Cherries. Welost half our crop of Napoleons in one day. Currants and Gooseberries are a fair crop,also Raspberries. Let me ask why theSeneca is not mentioned anymore? I stillkeep a few stools for memorys sake, andthere is not a finer flavored or more produc-tive Blackcap on my place. The Centennial is again the earliest withme, and has taken the place of Souheganentirely. My Shaeffers Collosal are bend-ing to the ground under their load of fruit.Plums will be but a slim crop. Wild Goosehas only a few specimens. Golden Beauty,De Soto and Richland are the only ones bear-ing a full crop. They escaped the late frost. Of Peaches, there is the largest crop I eversaw, and in many instances I take off eight-tenths of t

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