Illustrated hand book : Rawson's vegetable & flower seeds / W.WRawson & Co. . ounce will sow a bed of nine square yards, and produce about7,000 plants. CuLTUBE. — Sow, for early use, in the field or hot-bed about April 10.If sown much earlier, it is liable to run to seed. Cover one fourth of aninch deep, and firm the soil well after sowing. Moist laud, and well en-riched, IS required for the best results. Make the rows six feet apart,and thin to ten or twelve inches apart in the row. If transplanting fromthe hot-bed, set the same. For early September use, bank about fourweeks before wanted; tw

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Illustrated hand book : Rawson's vegetable & flower seeds / W.WRawson & Co. . ounce will sow a bed of nine square yards, and produce about7,000 plants. CuLTUBE. — Sow, for early use, in the field or hot-bed about April 10.If sown much earlier, it is liable to run to seed. Cover one fourth of aninch deep, and firm the soil well after sowing. Moist laud, and well en-riched, IS required for the best results. Make the rows six feet apart,and thin to ten or twelve inches apart in the row. If transplanting fromthe hot-bed, set the same. For early September use, bank about fourweeks before wanted; tw
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Illustrated hand book : Rawson's vegetable & flower seeds / W.WRawson & Co. . ounce will sow a bed of nine square yards, and produce about7,000 plants. CuLTUBE. — Sow, for early use, in the field or hot-bed about April 10.If sown much earlier, it is liable to run to seed. Cover one fourth of aninch deep, and firm the soil well after sowing. Moist laud, and well en-riched, IS required for the best results. Make the rows six feet apart,and thin to ten or twelve inches apart in the row. If transplanting fromthe hot-bed, set the same. For early September use, bank about fourweeks before wanted; two bankings are plenty for this season of theyear. Make them about ten days apart. For late or Thanksgiving use,bank about October 1, —say the first banking the 10th, the second theLOth, the third banking (and it will be ripe at that time for keeping-through the winter), ^Jovember 1; put into pits, and cover with hav. One-half pound of seed is sufficient to sow an acre if planted in the field.Of course, much less will set an acre if the idants are started in thehot-bed.. Paris Golden Yellow. Paris Golden Tellow {see cut). —This is the best celerv in cultivation formarket gardeners. Since its introduction, in 1884, it has been steadilvincreasing in sales, until now it is the main earlv celery raised bvmarket s-ardeners in the vicinity of Boston. The beautiful appearanceof the plant, with its close habit, compact growth, and straight, vig-orous stalks, 13 faithfully shown in the illustration. The ribs are perfectly solid, crisp, brittle, andof delicious flavor when blanchedwith earth; but when the blanchingis done with boards, it is apt to bemore stringy. It is self-blanching toa very remarkable degree, for with-out banking-up or any covering?whatever, even the outer ribs becomeof a handsome, fresh, yellowish whitecolor. The heart is large and solidand of a beautiful rich golden-yellowcolor. No variety can surpass if,indeed, equal tlie Iaris Golden.Throuo;h a very careful se