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Identifier: americanhomesgar41907newy
Title: American homes and gardens
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Subjects: Architecture, Domestic Landscape gardening
Publisher: New York : Munn and Co
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Biodiversity Heritage Library

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e, sinking below the water, butthere are new ones constantly taking theirplaces. Slight frosts will not injure the lilies,but before there is danger of freezing pullout the plug and allow the water to run off;then replace the plug, fill the whole tub orpond with dry leaves raked from beneath thetrees and cover securely with boards. Whenthe weather becomes settled in the spring re-move the leaves, add a little fresh, rich soiland fill in the water as before. A MARVELOUS HYBRIDMALLOW FOUR years ago a Philadelphia nursery-man began some experiments with thecommon marshmallow of the Jerseymeadows and effected a cross fertilization ofit with the cultivated Hibiscus. The familiar Home Makers Man builds the house—woman makes the home. Yet thebest woman in the world cant make a comfortable home in a half-heated house.Married life is surely madeever charming if the wife isfreed from ashes, dust,grime and care of stoves,grates or hot air furnace,and the husband freed fromtheir ills and bills.

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American*- Ideal ii Radiators ^Mboilers for Low Pressure Steam and Hot Water heating offer the only means of reliablywarming the cottage, mansion, store, school, church, etc., with least caretaking.There is no way for dust, ashes or coal-gases to rise to the rooms above. IDEALBoilers and AMERICAN Radiators keep the temperature uniform and save enoughin coal and labor to pay for the outfit. As easily put in old buildings as in new—city or country. IDEAL Boilers and AMERICAN Radiators never wear out,hence are perpetual home makers—an investment, not an expense. ADVANTAGE 5: A leading time-tested feature of .^_ IDEAL Boilers is the nipple used to connect the water heat-ing sections. These nipples make joints as tight as a groundglass stopper in a ground glass bottle—the longer used, thetighter they become. No complaint has ever come to us fromthe many thousands annually sold. Write today for valuable catalogue (free) setting forththe full ADVANTAGES, explaining best arrangement of

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Tagged: , bookid:americanhomesgar41907newy , bookyear:1905 , bookdecade:1900 , bookcentury:1900 , booksubject:Architecture__Domestic , booksubject:Landscape_gardening , bookpublisher:New_York___Munn_and_Co , bookcontributor:Smithsonian_Libraries , booksponsor:Biodiversity_Heritage_Library , bookleafnumber:354 , bookcollection:biodiversity , BHL Collection , BHL Consortium

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