Popular Gardening and Fruit Growing, Volumen6

Popular Gardening Publishing Company, 1890

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Página 52 - BARBERRIES. In scarlet clusters o'er the gray stonewall The barberries lean in thin autumnal air : Just when the fields and garden-plots are bare, And ere the green leaf takes the tint of fall, They come, to make the eye a festival ! Along the road, for miles, their torches flare. Ah, if your deep-sea coral were but rare (The damask rose might envy it withal), What bards had sung your praises long ago, Called you fine names in honey-worded books — The rosy tramps of turnpike and of lane, September's...
Página xii - A WORD OF WARNING.— There are many white soaps, each represented to be just as good as the Ivory ; they are not, but like all imitations they lack the peculiar and remarkable qualities of the genuine.
Página 32 - O fruit loved of boyhood! the old days recalling, When wood-grapes were purpling and brown nuts were falling! When wild, ugly faces we carved in its skin, Glaring out through the dark with a candle within! When we laughed round the corn-heap, with hearts all in tune, Our chair a broad pumpkin, — our lantern the moon, Telling tales of the fairy who travelled like steam, In a pumpkin-shell coach with two rats for her team!
Página viii - MAGIC," and a few doses will be found to work wonders upon the most important organs of the human machine.
Página iii - Henderson's Practical Floriculture. By Peter Henderson. A guide to the successful propagation and cultivation of florists' plants. The work is not one for 'florists and gardene"rs only, but the amateur's wants are constantly kept in mind, and we have a very complete treatise on the cultivation of flowers under glass, or in the open air, suited to those who grow flowers for pleasure as well as those who make them a matter of trade.
Página viii - PILLS Are admitted by Thousands to be worth above a Guinea a Box for Bilious and Nervous Disorders, such as Wind and Pain in the Stomach, Sick Headache, Giddiness, Fulness and Swelling after Meals, Dizziness and Drowsiness, Cold Chills, Flushings of Heat, Loss of Appetite, Shortness of Breath, Costiveness, Scurvy, Blotches on the Skin, Disturbed Sleep, Frightful Dreams, and all Nervous and Trembling Sensations, &c. The first dose will give relief in twenty minutes. This is no fiction, for they have...
Página xii - PENSIONS The Disability Bill Is a Law. Soldiers Disabled Since the War are Entitled. " Dependent widows and parents now dependent whose sons died from effects of army service are included. If you wish your claim speedily and successfully prosecuted, address JAMES TANNER, Washington, DC Late Commissioner of Pensioni.
Página 19 - I am acquaiated, as it may be found of all sorts of fantastic shapes, from the single, round cranberry like swelling on a tendril to the large collection of irregular bulbous swellings on the stem or leaf-stalk ; sometimes looking not unlike a bunch of currants or a bunch of grapes, but more often like a bunch of diminutive tomatoes, such as the Cluster Tomato, grown by Mr. JC Ingham, of St. Joseph, Michigan. It was first briefly described together with the fly which produces it, by Baron Osten Sacken...
Página 121 - Erie. Fl. May. Fr. Aug. -Sept. Obs. The foliage of this shrub is, when bruised, pleasantly fragrant. In New England the wax which invests the berries is collected in considerable quantities ; it is obtained by boiling the berries in water, when the wax melts and rises to the surface. Under the name of Bayberry Tallow it is often used, in the rural districts at the east, to...

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