Archive image from page 97 of Culture of the citrus in. Culture of the citrus in California cultureofcitrusi00cali Year: 1900 ( 90 STATE BOARD OF HORTICULTURE. 'It is very important the first season after transplanting trees to run water frequently, at least so as to insure soft and moist earth about the roots at all times. And it is better to run water in furrows through the entire open space between the rows. Experiments have shown that the roots reach out enormously, even the first year, if favorable conditions are provided.' Extending the Roots.âA common practice in planting trees with

Archive image from page 97 of Culture of the citrus in. Culture of the citrus in California  cultureofcitrusi00cali Year: 1900 ( 90 STATE BOARD OF HORTICULTURE.    'It is very important the first season after transplanting trees to run water frequently, at least so as to insure soft and moist earth about the roots at all times. And it is better to run water in furrows through the entire open space between the rows. Experiments have shown that the roots reach out enormously, even the first year, if favorable conditions are provided.' Extending the Roots.âA common practice in planting trees with Stock Photo
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Archive image from page 97 of Culture of the citrus in. Culture of the citrus in California cultureofcitrusi00cali Year: 1900 ( 90 STATE BOARD OF HORTICULTURE. 'It is very important the first season after transplanting trees to run water frequently, at least so as to insure soft and moist earth about the roots at all times. And it is better to run water in furrows through the entire open space between the rows. Experiments have shown that the roots reach out enormously, even the first year, if favorable conditions are provided.' Extending the Roots.âA common practice in planting trees with loose roots, of placing the tree in the hole, filling it up with soil and water, and then tramping, should be avoided. As the roots are covered with thick mud they will stick together, and if the tree grows it will not do as well as when the roots are extended with care. This is very simple. The hole is half filled with earth, which being loose admits the taproot of the tree by slight pressure of the hand; then the lateral roots are spread and the soil is lightly '''-â pressed. Heavy tramping is not necessary, as The roots extended in , â¢' n. . , , planting. the Water settles the dirt and keeps the roots in place. As soon as the water in the basin has disappeared, the basin is covered with loose soil; this will prevent evaporation, and keep the tree from leaning over. Trees planted with these precautions make the best growth and become the most thrifty. Shading Newly Set Plants.âPlants set out during summer or during a period of sunny weather often wilt and many perish, unless duly protected. The accompanying illustra- tion shows a simple method of protecting freshly set plants. These shades are made of any size desired, from old paste- board boxes, which are easily obtained at drygoods stores, etc. Squares are cut from the Plants protected by shades. p bottom, and sidcS. They are nailed to a peg made of any kind of material, in the naan- ner shown. These shades can

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