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Dreer's garden book 1922 (1922) Dreer's garden book 1922 dreersgardenbook1922henr Year: 1922 DREER'S SEEDS have been for Eighty-four Years a Standard Among the Best Gardeners at this Country for both Purity and Excellence The Cultured Directions given in this book are for growing Vegetables in the latitude of Philadelphia. Persons living in a more Southern latitude should start earlier, while those living farther north should begin to plant later. Hotbeds and Cold Frames should be more generally used, even by those having small gardens. The hotbed is especi- ally valuable in the Spring for st

Dreer's garden book 1922 (1922) Dreer's garden book 1922 dreersgardenbook1922henr Year: 1922  DREER'S SEEDS have been for Eighty-four Years a Standard Among the Best Gardeners at this Country for both Purity and Excellence The Cultured Directions given in this book are for growing Vegetables in the latitude of Philadelphia. Persons living in a more Southern latitude should start earlier, while those living farther north should begin to plant later. Hotbeds and Cold Frames should be more generally used, even by those having small gardens. The hotbed is especi- ally valuable in the Spring for st Stock Photo
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Dreer's garden book 1922 (1922) Dreer's garden book 1922 dreersgardenbook1922henr Year: 1922 DREER'S SEEDS have been for Eighty-four Years a Standard Among the Best Gardeners at this Country for both Purity and Excellence The Cultured Directions given in this book are for growing Vegetables in the latitude of Philadelphia. Persons living in a more Southern latitude should start earlier, while those living farther north should begin to plant later. Hotbeds and Cold Frames should be more generally used, even by those having small gardens. The hotbed is especi- ally valuable in the Spring for starting the plants of early vegetables and many flowers, thus having them ready to set out as soon as the ground is in condition. We have prepared a leaflet on 'Making and Care for Hotbed and Cold Frames,' and will gladly mail a copy free to any who write for it or request it on their order. Articliolte Plants and Moots Plants of Dreer's Selected Large Green Artichoke. Artichokes are not always satisfactory when grown from seed, owing to the numerous undesirable types thus produced. We have arranged to furnish plants of this variety, which is the best kind sold in the Paris market. They should be set out in April or May, when soil is in condition, in rows 3 feet apart, 2 to 3 feet apart in row, care being taken to press the earth around plant closely, but not plant too deep. Per doz., $1.50; per 100, lip.OO, by express. Ready April and May. Artichaut, Fr. Alcachofa, Sp. Artischoke, Ger. Large Green Globe. The scales and bottom of flower head are eaten either boiled, or raw as a salad. The young suckers are sometimes tied together, blanched, and served like Aspar- agus. The plants thrive best in deep, rich soil, and are set in rows 3 feet apart and 2 to 3 feet apart in the row. The crowns should be covered with coal ashes in winter to shed water, and over these a covering of leaves, held in place by earth or litter. When spring arrives remove leaves, but do not disturb ashes u

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