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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fuls of cold water.Halve the Oranges, remove the seeds and pressout the juice. Put the gelatine in a porcelainsaucepan; pour the Orange juice into a pintmeasure and fill it with boiling water, add to the gelatine, and when it is dissolved, boil quickly.Put in the Orange peel, after washing, and infive minutes stir m the sugar, and when dis-solved, strain, stand in a cool place ten or twelvehours.~Fla. Agriculturist. Plum Pudding. Chop and rub to a cream one-half pound of suet. Add a scant half pound ofsugar. Mix well. Add three well-beaten eggs,one nutmeg grated, one-half teaspoonful ofcl<)ve, one-half teaspoonful of mace, one-halfteaspoonful of salt, one-fourth cup of brandy orone cup of milk, one-half pound of flour, one-half pound of Raisins, one-halt pound Currantsand three-eights of a pound of Citron Steamfrom seven to eight hours. The raisins shouldbe chopped. When the mixture is ready forsteaming it should be quite thin. The longerit is steamed the better.—Mass. Ploughman.
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HOUSE PLANTS. Annnals. Latter part of month seeds of SweetAlyssum, Petunia. Stocks, Antirrhinum and other an-nuals may be sown for early spring and summer flower-ing. Firm the soil and keep just moist, not soaked allthe time. Excess of water kills many seeds. Begonias. Plants that have done blooming shouldhave the older wood trimmed out, and not be givenmuch water at the root. When new growth hasstarted, shake out of the pots, removing all soil, andrepot in fresh soil In pots of same size. Bulbs. As they pass out of flower cut away theflower stalks. Callas need very rich soil, good drainage and plentyof water. Do not crowd them. Although somewhatof an aquatic nature, and not easily hurt by overwat-erlng. Callas will not thrive well in the sour mud sooften found in undrained pots or crocks. Fernery. Water must not be given in excessivequantities, or too frequently, especially during darkweather, lest the soil will become sour. Always keepthe case somewhat open for some time, even days,
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