Title: Seed annual 1908
Year: 1908 (1900s)
Authors: D.M. Ferry & Co Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Seed industry and trade Michigan Detroit Flowers Seeds Vegetables Seeds Nursery stock Gardening Equipment and supplies
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : D.M. Ferry & 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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DeliciousSquash THE BEST AUTUMN>^J^- OR WINTER VARIETY SEE PAGE 54 30 D. M. FERRY & CO., DETROIT, MICH. CUCUMBER This is one of the vegetables that can be grown toperfection by any one who can control a few squareyards of soil that is fully exposed to the sun. Everytamily should be supplied from its own garden, sincethe fruit is so much better when gathered fresh fromthe vines than it is in the more or less wilted conditionin which it is fovmd on the market. In oider to obtain the largest yield of cucumbers,the soil should be well enriched with well rottedmanure, but an abundance of good fruit can be raisedon any rich garden soil. Plant the seed not overan inch deep in hills four to sis feet apart each way,dropping fifteen to twenty seeds in a hill. After theplants begin to crowd and danger from the stripedbeetle is pretty well over, thin to tliree plants to thehill. Give frequent but shallow cultivation until theplants make runners so long that this is impracticable.In field c
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