. Bailey's seeds bulbs shrubs poultry supplies. Page 16 BAILEY'S ANNUAL SPRING CATALOG TURNIPS TURNIPS are cool weather plants and thrive best in spring- and fall. For early tise seed should be sown as soon as the ground can be prepared and will give roots large enough for the table in six to ten weeks. For the fall crop seed should be sown June to August and the plants will grow un- til freezing weather, when they should be harvest- ed and stored. Rutabagas, after a touch of frost, are a delightful addition to the winter diet. To avoid maggots, it is best to sow turnips on dif- ferent soil ea

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. Bailey's seeds bulbs shrubs poultry supplies. Page 16 BAILEY'S ANNUAL SPRING CATALOG TURNIPS TURNIPS are cool weather plants and thrive best in spring- and fall. For early tise seed should be sown as soon as the ground can be prepared and will give roots large enough for the table in six to ten weeks. For the fall crop seed should be sown June to August and the plants will grow un- til freezing weather, when they should be harvest- ed and stored. Rutabagas, after a touch of frost, are a delightful addition to the winter diet. To avoid maggots, it is best to sow turnips on dif- ferent soil each year. A loose and fertile soil is needed to mature early turnips rapidly, and avoid a bitterness which develops when growth is checked. The plants should be thinned to stand 3 inches apart, and then the half grown roots should be harvested alternately. EARLY WHITE MILAN is the earliest turnip, but can be used spring or fall. The skin is smooth, snowy white, has a polished appearance; medium size, white, tender, sweet. % Lb., 30c; Lb., 75c.. PURPLE TOP WHITE GLOBE — Originated from "Purple Top Flat- Turnip," is extensively planted and popular for its fine qualities. The flesh is firm, fine grained, sweet and rich flavored; it is of good size, globe-shaped, fine appearance, a good producer and fine keeper. Splendid for table —tiptop for stock. Pkt., 5c; Oz., 10c; % Lb., 25c; Lb., 60e, postpaid. Not postpaid, Lb., 50c; 10 Lbs., $4.50. WHITE FLAT DUTCH — A very fine turnip when not overgrown, but spongy and inferior if over matured. It is an early garden variety, pop- ular in the Southern States; is medium sized, sweet, tender and desirable for table use. Lb., 60c. PURPLE TOP STRAP-LEAVED—Is a table va- riety, fine, tender and deliciously flavored. It is a week later than "White Milan." It is broad shaped, medium size, white flesh, fine grained, splendid quality. Top is dark red or purple, elsewhere white; has few leaves, upright in growth, fine keepe

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