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Image from page 351 of “Plant culture; a working handbook of every day practice for all who grow flowering and ornamental plants in the garden and greenhouse” (1921)

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Identifier: plantculturework01oliv
Title: Plant culture; a working handbook of every day practice for all who grow flowering and ornamental plants in the garden and greenhouse
Year: 1921 (1920s)
Authors: Oliver, George Watson, 1858-1923 Hottes, Alfred Carl, 1891- joint author
Subjects: Gardening Greenhouses
Publisher: New York, A. T. De La Mare co., inc.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation

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The first buds arecut off to induce robust growth. Syringing is necessary to preventred spider from increasing but should only be practiced in brightweather. Ventilation is not less important than watering, and goodjudgment must be exercised in opening and closing the house; thecondition of the weather out of doors must always be taken intoconsideration, as well as the indoor temperature, as cold draughts,or the temperature getting too low will almost certainly providecorrect conditions for an attack of mildew—a fungus which in a shortperiod, if allowed to grow unchecked, will ruin the plants. Whenmildew makes its appearance, sulphur applied to the steam or hotwater pipes is the best antidote. Aphides are best checked by va-porizing tobacco extracts. Some of the Best Hybrid Teas for the Garden Antoine Rivoire. Rosy flesh on yellow. Good grower; large; in prun-ing thin out and shorten shoots.Bessie Brown. Creamy white. Fragrant; prolific; vigorous; large-flowering. 348 PLANT CULTURE

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Rose Hoosier Beauty ROSES 349 Madam Caroline Testout. Silver pink. Fragrant; continuous bloomer; quite hardy; thorny.Kaiserin Augusta Victoria. Lemon white. Continuous blooming; fragrant; good form; the best white Hybrid Tea.La France. Silvery pink, paler reflex. First Hybrid Tea grown.Gruss an Teplitz. Brightest red of Roses. Best and easiest to grow of reds; prolific and continuous blooming.Sunburst. Salmon yellow. Good stems; large flowers; continuous blooming.Los Angeles. Lustrous pink, with a salmon cast. Excellent stems.Lady Alice Stanley. Lovely pink. Good stems; large flowers.Lieutenant Chaure. Velvety crimson red. Fine bud; vigorous grower; free-flowering.Jonkheer J. L. Mock. Clear pink, two shades. Superb; strong stems; prolific.Etoile de France. Crimson, center cerise. Cupped form; large; vigor-ous; prolific.Madam Abel Chatenay. Salmon shade rose. Good for cutting; good size; do not prune heavily.Mrs. Charles Russell. Deep rose pink. A rather new Rose worthy of attention.Ma

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