Image from page 28 of “Spring 1897 : horticultural guide” (1901)
Title: Spring 1897 : horticultural guide
Year: 1901 (1900s)
Authors: Currie Brothers Company Henry G. Gilbert Nursery and Seed Trade Catalog Collection
Subjects: Flowers Seeds Catalogs Bulbs (Plants) Seeds Catalogs Nurseries (Horticulture) Catalogs Plants, Ornamental Catalogs
Publisher: Milwaukee, Wis. : Currie Bros.
Contributing Library: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
Digitizing Sponsor: U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library
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Y POST-OFFICE in the UNITED STATES.When ordered by EXPRESS AT PURCHASERS EXPENSE deduct 8c per lb. from Catalogue Prices. SQUASH German, $ucfjcu=tiirti». French, Courge. Sow in hillslin well-prepared ground, mixing two or three shovels f well-rotted manure in.each hill. Light soils are best suited to their rowth. Plant six to eight seeds in each hill, and thin out to three or four, after they have made partial growl h. Plant bush varieties from three to four feet apart each way, and the trailing sorts six to eight feet. Early Squash, loz. to 50 bills, 5 to 6 lbs. to the acre.Marrow Squash, 1 oz. to 20 hills, 3 to 4 lbs. to theacre. Giant Bush Sunliner Crook Nt ck—Thisvariety matures fully as early as the com-mon Crook Neck, while the Squashes grow toa much larger size,18 to 24 inches in leiquality. Pkt., 5 cts cts.;llb… Hubbard—A favorite 1largely grown than usually measuring fromgth, and is of the finest; oz., 10 cts.; % lb., 20 nd late sort, and moieiny other ; of large size;
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isli Slimmer Crook Neck—An early andproductive sort, and of good quality, fruitorange yellow, covered with warty excres-cences. Pkt., 5 cts.; oz., 10 cts.; % lb., 20cts.; hite Bush Scalloped—An early variety,excellent for shipping. Pkt, 5 cts.; oz.,10 cts.:J£lb., 20 cts.; lib lden Custard Bush—A very productiveearly scalloped sort. Color rich golden yel-low, quality excellent. Pkt., 5 cts.; oz., 10 •cts.;X lb., 20 cts.; lib •licata—The most prolific and earliest of the vine Squashes, and although of smnll size, the flesh is wonderfully solid, with a small I seed cavity. It cooks dry, and in richness of avor is far superior to many of the other varieties. Pkt., 5 cts.; oz., 10 cts.; % lb., 80 cts;llb 81.00 rd hook—One of the earliest Winter Squashes, a good yielder, and an excellent keeper. Pkt., 5ets.,oz., lOcts.;^ lb., 20 cts.; lib.,.. rly Prolific Marrow — A valuable sort, growing to a good size. Although it begins to ripen early, it continues to bear until killed b
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