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Image from page 76 of “Catalogue of vegetable and flower seeds : catalogues free to all” (1901)

Identifier: catalogueofveget1901jjhg
Title: Catalogue of vegetable and flower seeds : catalogues free to all
Year: 1901 (1900s)
Authors: J.J.H. Gregory & Son Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Gardening United States Equipment and supplies Catalogs Vegetables Seeds United States Catalogs Flowers Seeds United States Catalogs
Publisher: Marblehead, Mass. : J.J.H. Gregory & Son
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library

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t of order.3. All the adjustments are made by thumb-screws, thus obviating the neces-sity of carrying wrenches or tools. 4. Without stooping, one movement ofthe hand -will raise or lower both markers, lower one marker and raise theother, or reverse them, as desired. 5. The seeds in sowing are in full view,and if there is any failure to drop, from the clogging of the opening or anyother reason, it will instantly be detected. 0. It is easily thrown out of gearfor moving from one place to another. 7. That the Michigan Seed Drill has no superior, if any equal, has been demonstrated by numerous trials incompetition with the best drills made. We also offer the Com-bined Michigan SeedDrill and Hand Cultiva-tor, having in addition to theDrill, live teeth, two hoes, andtwo plows, for use in cultivat-ing. The engraving showsthe Drill detached from theframe and the five teeth sub-stituted ready for use. Boththe hoes and the plows arepractical additions to theworking force of the combinedmachine.

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CULTIVATOR THETH As a combined drill this has none of theobjectionable features of the ordinary tool ofthis class — the parts requiring no modificationto combine them. The drill part is detachedfrom the cultivator by the removal of but twonuts. We call attention to certain peculiaritiesof the standard feed, from which the Michigandiffers. The standard feeds, either a platewith different holes, or a hole which can bevaried in size, or revolving holes or pockets,while adapted to certain seeds, lack the ele-ment of universality, which is an essentialfeature in garden drills, and is especially no-ticeable in sowing beet, parsnip, salsify, etc.,which require a very large passage, and in ad- jf -justing is done by using a smaller hole, or Jfl£pocket, causing a slight clogging, which either . ibunches the seed or gives a row with shortvacant spaces. The Michigan feed, by a very simple combi-nation, not oniy gives holes or passages suit-able to the various seeds, but also the propertyof va

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