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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essening the amount oflight that can enter the house. An inproved sash bar and method of glaz-ing is shown at the right upper corner ofillustration. So far as we have heard, it hasgiven general satisfaction. It can be usedeither with butted glass or with Gassersglazing strip. so far as the grate and heating surface were concerned.The pipes were arranged as follows :In the steam house, two l.^ inch pipes are carried to a point two feet below the ridge. and then gradually fall to the other end. The strip of wood can be drawn down I where they divide, each supplying three upon the glass by means of screws or bynails. No putty need be used, althoughpaint putty is often run on to fill the crack. Whatever method of glazing is used, thepanes should fill the space between the sashbars. Ventilators. The houses are arrangedwith ventilators on each side of the rogf.Three of these rows of ventilators are hingedat the ridge, each sash being 5 feet 2 inchesby 2 feet 2 inches. The other row consists
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CROUNE) PLAN JntKrtor 0/ Steam Heated House.GREENHOUSE CONSTRUCTION AND HEATING AT THE MICHIGAN EXPERIMENT STATION of narrow sash extending from the ridge tothe gutter. On one side of the east housethere are five of these sash, each 16 inchesby n feet 3 inches. These are designed tolift up by means of iron levers so that theywill stand from four to six inches above andparallel to the line of the roof. They willseldom be needed during the winter, butfor summer ventilation I shall expect tofind them very eflicient. The ridge ventilators are attached to el-bow joint fixtures that are connected with ashaft of one inch gas pipe running throughthe house just under the ridge. This en.ables us to raise at the same time all theventilators that are attached to the shaft. Of the three machines tested the pastwinter, namely the Evans, Hippard andScollay, all have worked to perfect satisfac-tion. Steam and hot water heating. Thetwo houses being constructed exactly alike,it afforded an excellent op
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