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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ry, Crocuses. I love their faces when by one And two theyre looking out;I love them when the spreading Held Is purple all about.I loved them in the bygone jears Of childhoods thoughtless laughter,When I marvelled why the rtowers came first, And the leaves the season after.I loved them then, I love them now— The gentle and the bright;I love them for the thoughts they bring Of Springs returning light ;When first-born of the waking earth Their kindred gay appear.And with the Snowdrop usher in The hope-invested year. —L. A. TwamJey What kind of fruit do you like the best ? He iiuestioned the maiden fair,The juicy Apple with rosy cheeks. Or the sweet and luscious Pear ?The gentle jnaiden smiled and said : The fruit that pleases meBetter than all the fruits I know Is the fruit of the Christmas tree. Bleak %vintry winds and moaning blasts Sweep oer the snow-clad fields.Yet Natures hands are fashioning,Hid from all curious questioning. The flowers that summer yields. -Charlotte M. Palmrr.
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More sun, more Violets. Now put the sash in order. Give thought to the garden. Trees are Gods architecture. Pot Tulips should be in bloom. Use fertilizers sparingly on pot plants. 1887 should see the family trebled in size. Five papers in one. Price $1.00 a year. See/ Sweet Alyssum signifies worth beyond beauty. Onion seed cannot be trusted beyond two years. Are the cellars and root pits secure against frost? House plants appear glad for the lengtheningdays. Too much water tor plants is quite as bad as toolittle. Kid glove gardening dont deserve to amount tomuch. If one must have knock-about plants, take thedwarfer Cactuses. In fruit growing nothing is so really expensiveas a poorly prepared soil. Ive turned over a new leaf. January Jst en-try in Rose Geraniums new Diary. Sorrel can be eradicated from fields by generousapplications of unleached wood tishes. Eemember the 15,000 clubs referred to lastmonth. We count you in that calculation. There is a lesson in each flower, sure enough,
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