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  2. The Diamond Drill.

    The following report has been banded to us by Mr Vesey, the foreman of the diamond drill:—Results of boring operations of ...

    Article : 79 words
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    An opinion prevails that oaks are slow growers. The sketch here given is of? a spin oak (Quercus palustris) 10 years old it is twenty feet high. making an ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 235 words

    Plants with large leaves are often disfigured by blotches that appear at any time upon the foliage. The cause of these spots is sometimes not easy to ...

    Article : 372 words
  6. The Geranium Indoors.

    There are many persons who think that space in greenhouses and in window gardens should be reserved for something better than pelargoniums, and yet ...

    Article : 204 words
  7. The Abundance Plum.

    The Abundance plum depicted in the cut is an attractive fruit with its amber hued skin turning to a rich cherry color and with a heavy bloom. The flesh is ... [ILLUSTRATED]

    Article : 94 words
  8. The Lawrence Peach.

    The Lawrence is a seedling that originated in West Virginia. It is described in The Rural New Yorker as possessing a high quality for a peach in its season. ...

    Article : 159 words
  9. The Cactua.

    The cactus, of which there are about 1,000 species, delights in a dry, barren, sandy soil. There are two simple methods of treatment laid down for the ...

    Article : 135 words
  10. A Valuable Suggestion.

    Mr. E. Williams, of Montclair, N. J., makes a suggestion worthy of note. It is to the effect that the necessity of repeating so often the words pistillate, ...

    Article : 63 words
  11. Care of Scions.

    The scions cut before the wood is injured by frost should be kept in a cold place, but not freezing, in slightly moist earth or sand, where they will be ...

    Article : 122 words
  12. Fruit and Flower Notes.

    Peach buds can be protected by bending the trees over to the ground and covering with some light, thin material. The Royal Church raspberry is ...

    Article : 224 words
  13. Interesting to Horticulturista.

    Numbered with [?] that have been tested and not found wanting are Phenomenal, deep plum color; Speciosa, Electra, Snow Fairy and Brilliant. ...

    Article : 172 words
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