Transactions of the Indiana Horticultural Society, Volume 42

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Page 146 - I am the rose of Sharon, and the lily of the valleys. As the lily among thorns, so is my love among the daughters.
Page 6 - Returned by the Auditor of State, with above certificate, and transmitted to Secretary of State for publication, upon the order of the Board of Commissioners of Public Printing and Binding. CHAS. E. WILSON, Private Secretary. Filed in the office of the Secretary of State of the State of Indiana, January 7, 1903.
Page 132 - Who hung with woods yon mountain's sultry brow? From the dry rock who bade the waters flow? Not to the skies in useless columns tost...
Page 6 - Received by the Governor, examined and referred to the Auditor of State for verification of the financial statement. OFFICE OF AUDITOR OF STATE, INDIANAPOLIS, December 22, 1905.
Page 148 - God might have made the earth bring forth Enough for great and small, The oak tree and the cedar tree, Without a flower at all.
Page 130 - HE who plants a tree Plants a hope. Rootlets up through fibres blindly grope; Leaves unfold into horizons free. So man's life must climb From the clods of time Unto heavens sublime. Canst thou prophesy, thou little tree, What the glory of thy boughs shall be? He who plants a tree Plants a...
Page 261 - ... reputation with us ; the Rhode Island Greening is eaten for the sake of " auld lang syne;" the Roxbury russet is not yet in bearing — instead of it several false varieties have been presented at our exhibitions. All the classic apples of your orchards are planted here, but are yet on probation. Nothing can exhibit better the folly of trusting to seedling orchards for fruit, for a main supply, than our experience in this matter. The early settlers could not bring trees from Kentucky, Virginia...
Page 130 - He who plants a tree, He plants love; Tents of coolness spreading out above Wayfarers he may not live to see, Gifts that grow are best; Hands that bless are blest; Plant: Life does the rest!
Page 262 - Of all the number presented, not six have vindicated their claims to a name or a place — and not more than three will probably be known ten years hence. While, then, we encourage cultivators to raise seedlings experimentally, it is the clearest folly to reject the established varieties and trust to inferior seedling orchards. From facts which I have collected there has been planted, during the past year, in this State, at least one hundred thousand apple trees.
Page 261 - Doyenne) more nearly than any apple in our orchards, an enormous bearer — some limbs exhibited were clustered with fruit more like bunches of grapes than apples; Milam, favorite early winter; Rambo, the same. But the apple most universally cultivated is the Vandervere Pippin, only a second or third rate table apple, but having other qualities which quite ravish the hearts of our farmers. The tree is remarkably vigorous and healthy; It almost never fails in a crop. When others miss, the Vandervere...

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