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Excerpt from Again We Offer Dutch American Bulbs From the World s Best Growers: Fall 1945 Use a 5-inch pot for 3 to 5 bulbs; a 6-inch pot for 5 to 6 bulbs, or an 8-inch pot for 8 to 10 bulbs. Average garden soil mixed with leaf-mold or thoroughly rotted cow manure is well adapted to tulip fore ing. If the mixture is not friable add sand. Make plantings Septem ber to November for succession of blooms. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find …
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Excerpt from Park s Floral Magazine, Vol. 39: October, 1903 Scarcity of Dutch Bulbs. - The hard Spring frosts greatly injured the Hyacinth and Tulip crop in Holland. A great scarcity 18 reported, and prices are higher. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving …
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Excerpt from Tulip Planting Time, 1927: Beautiful Gardens at Moderate Cost To assist our many friends in creating a very beautiful effect we have arranged below a border and recommended the varieties to plant it. This selection has been taken from the exhibitions and may be depended upon to create a very beautiful color harmony. Only the best varieties have been used. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com …
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Excerpt from Bulb Catalog, Autumn 1933: Tulips, Hyacinths, Daffodils, Anemones, Ranunculus, Hardy Lilies and Miscellaneous Bulbs Plant tulips from October to December. Late October and November 18 the most favorable time although planting may be done as late as early January. Plant tulip bulbs six inches deep ln sandy soil and 5 inches deep m heavy soil. Place a handful of sand under each bulb and water thor oughly. Do not mix fresh manure or chemical fertilizer in the soil where it will come in …
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Excerpt from Annual Descriptive Catalogue of Bulbs and Other Flowering Roots, With Directions for Their Culture and Management: September 1875 In 1572 - 1573 Haarlem was besieged by the Spaniards for seven months, and when they obtained possession of it they treated the inhabitants with great severity. The great Tulip mania attained its highest point in Haarlem in 1637 and in 1730 the trade in Hyacinths was already in the full tide of its prosperity, and had become an important branch of industry. …
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Excerpt from The Native Trees of Rhode Island Rhode Island is a natural forest region. Its conditions of cli mate and soil are highly favorable to a varied arboreal growth. Few continuous tracts of no greater extent in this country produce so many species of native trees as are found within the limits of Rhode Island. The effect of the south shore currents and the Narragansett Bay is to moderate the climate for quite a distance inland. This condition gives certain trees, whose range is gener ally …
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This is a delightful handbook on gardening, with information and advice on seasonal flowers, common diseases and pests, when and where to buy, and much more. “Pages From A Garden Note-Book” will appeal to green-fingered readers, and it would make for a worthy addition to any home collection. Contents include: “Pages from a Garden Note-book”, “Lilacs and Other Spring Flowers”, “Tulip Time in the Garden”, “An English Garden in Spring”, “Summer Thoughts in Winter”, “Earlier …
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In Susan Orlean s mesmerizing true story of beauty and obsession is John Laroche, a renegade plant dealer and sharply handsome guy, in spite of the fact that he is missing his front teeth and has the posture of al dente spaghetti. In 1994, Laroche and three Seminole Indians were arrested with rare orchids they had stolen from a wild swamp in south Florida that is filled with some of the world s most extraordinary plants and trees. Laroche had planned to clone the orchids and then sell them for a …
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The book that helped make Michael Pollan, the New York Times bestselling author of Cooked and The Omnivore’s Dilemma, one of the most trusted food experts in America Every schoolchild learns about the mutually beneficial dance of honeybees and flowers: The bee collects nectar and pollen to make honey and, in the process, spreads the flowers’ genes far and wide. In The Botany of Desire, Michael Pollan ingeniously demonstrates how people and domesticated plants have formed a similarly reciprocal …
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The Orchid Thief is the true story of John Laroche, an obsessed Florida plant dealer willing to go to any lengths to steal rare and protected wild orchids and clone them, all for a tidy profit. But the morality of Laroche s actions do not drive the narrative of Orlean s strange, compelling, and hilarious book. She is much more interested in the spectacle this unusual man creates through his actions, including one of the oddest legal controversies in recent memory, which brought together environmentalists, …
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Rosemary is for remembrance. You give yellow roses to a friend and lilies to the bereaved. Ever wondered why? In this full-color illustrated volume you will discover the history of the symbolic code daring Victorian ladies and gents used to pass messages in bouquets: the roots of the practice in Turkey, its rise in Europe and its fascinating cultural connotations on both sides of the Atlantic. You ll learn how a mispronounced word gave the tulip its name and why the colors of the rose have so many …

This special edition of Bulbs and Bulb Culture was written by David Taylor Fish, and first published in 1877, making it 140 years old. This book gives you all the necessary tools you need for success in bulb culture, and covers varieties like Snowdrop, Crocus, Tulip, Hyacinth, Narcissus, Scilla, Gladiolus, Lily, Dahlia, and many more. The book also features some beautiful antique illustrations of the flower varieties. This wonderful old find is an essential addition to the library of all bulb culture …

Excerpt from Practical Treatise on the Culture of the Carnation, Pink, Auricula, Polyanthus, Ranunculus, Tulip, Hyacinth, Rose, and Other Flowers: With a Dissertation on Soils and Manures, and Catalogues of the Most Esteemed Varieties of Bach Flower The Publishers of this Edition of Hogg s Treatise on Flowers, which has so closely followed the pre ceding, beg leave to state that all the additions, cor rections, and improvements made by the Author himself in the last, are carefully retained in this; …
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Have you ever looked at a tree? That may sound like a silly question, but there is so much more to notice about a tree than first meets the eye. Seeing Trees celebrates seldom seen but easily observable tree traits and invites you to watch trees with the same care and sensitivity that birdwatchers watch birds. Many people, for example, are surprised to learn that oaks and maples have flowers, much less flowers that are astonishingly beautiful when viewed up close. Focusing on widely grown trees, …
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The lustrous petals are a deep, rich rose at the center, shading to a delicate pale pink at the edge, while doing amazing things in between that include shades of both melon and sunset. Tall, strong, long-lasting and reliable, like most Darwin hybrids. An absolutely first-class Tulip. Among the hundreds of thousands of brilliant Tulips at Keukenhof, the annual bulb display in the Netherlands, Pink Impression is the one that quite literally stops traffic. It seems as though everyone visiting with …
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