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Identifier: manualofeverythi18pete_0
Title: Manual of everything for the garden : 1894
Year: 1894 (1890s)
Authors: Peter Henderson & Co Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Seed industry and trade Catalogs Seeds Catalogs Flowers Seeds Catalogs Plants, Ornamental Catalogs Vegetables Seeds Catalogs
Publisher: New York : Peter Henderson & 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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llow; the fleshis wonderfully thick and fine-grained, and the seed cavityvery small. It cooks veryyellow and makes pies of anigh rich color and of thefinest quality. This variety isentirely fixed in its character,every specimen being uni-formly of the shape shown inthe engraving. Any one using the Calhoun Pumpkin oncewill never use any other variety, so superior is it in quality.(See cut.) 10c. pkt., 25c. oz., 50c. % lb., $1.50 lb. JONATHAN. A large bottle-shaped variety, with a crook neck;of most attractive appearance. It is very prolific, and the fleshis fine, clear and sweet, making it valuable for pies and othertable uses. Its hard shell makes it an excellent keeper. 5e.pkt., 10c. oz., 25c. % lb., 80c. lb. LARGE CHEESE. A well-known variety, its fine flesh and richcolor making it valuable for pies and table use, while its pro-ductiveness renders it useful for stock feeding. Where only onevariety is needed the Cheese should always be planted. 5c. pkt.,10c. oz., 25c. % lb., 60c. lb.

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JUMBO. This is the variety to be grown where the biggestpumpkin is wanted. We have seen specimens weighing 2501pounds. The color of skin is a deep yellow, the flesh being of alighter shade. Nothwithstanding its enormous size it is deliciousin quality and generally desirable. 10c. pkt., 25c. oz., 50c. }A lb.,$1.50 lb. Large Tours, or Mammoth. Grows to an immense size, oftenweighing over 100 lbs. 5c. pkt., 10c. oz., 25c. J^ lb., 60c. lb. Connecticut Field. Very productive ; largely grown for feedingstock. 5c. pkt., 10c. oz., 20c. yx lb., 50c. lb. SUGAR. This variety is smaller than the Large Field, but offiner grain, sweeter and very prolific. 5c. pkt., 10c. oz., 25c. y*\>.r50c. lb RHUBARB. German, Rhubarber.—French, Rhubarbe.—Spanish, Ruibarbo Bastardo. Sow in April in drills a foot apart, thinning out to about the same distance apart in the rows when a few inches high. In fall, or the following spring, transplant intcdeep, rich soil about three feet apart each way. If propagat

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