This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 Excerpt: ...justice during the two or three months that must elapse before they can be put out-of-doors, they should have the best places in the house. ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 Excerpt: ...justice during the two or three months that must elapse before they can be put out-of-doors, they should have the best places in the house. The Final Disposition Unless one has a garden and proposes to grow them on for future use, perhaps the best course, though somewhat shocking, is to throw them on the rubbish heap as soon as they have passed the ornamental stage. In fact, the rubbish pile is regarded as a very valuable adjunct to every well conducted gardening establishment. Very little sentiment is displayed at this stage of the game, all effort having been exerted to properly care for the plants while they were alive and useful. PRIMULA SINENSIS Undoubtedly a gem among plants for indoors. Some of the finest are grown from start to finish in cottage windows (see page 83) Chapter V BULBOUS PLANTS A Pleasant Occupation TO any one having a garden, even though of small size, associated with the home, the growing of a few bulbs in pots is a most pleasing occupation. Those commonly called Dutch, or Holland bulbs form the most practical collection for this purpose and at the same time furnish a diversity of form and color that satisfy every desire for variety. Besides the garden plot, a cold or cool cellar is necessary, the essential condition to success being that the bulbs be given a long period of cool treatment before being brought into the house to flower. Cultural Hints Plant the bulbs in six-or seven-inch pots or pans, a pan being a shallow pot, using any garden soil. Plant the bulbs thickly, say the width of the bulb between each bulb. It is useless to waste valuable room and labor on a few bulbs, and besides, they do not look well when sparsely scattered. It is not necessary that the bulbs be wholly covered, but it is important that enough soil be und...
Good. No Jacket. 16mo-over 5¾"-6¾" tall. 176 pp. Pages clean, binding tight, some shelfwear. Gilt title on spine in very good condition. Colour plate glued on front cover in very good condition. A charming, early 20th century manual for cultivating houseplants.
Good with no dust jacket. We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible.; Photographs; 12mo 7"-7½" tall; Well used volume with missing spine strip, sound copy; 0.
Good. PALMER, F. E. Milady's House Plants: The Complete instructor and guide to success with flowers and plants in the home, including a remarkable chapter on the ideal sun parlor. New York: A. T. DeLaMare Co., 1926. 12mo, pp.176, illus. with halftone photographs. Index. Pictorial front cover.
Very Good. No Dust Jacket. 12mo-over 6¾"-7¾" tall. 176+pp. Original green cloth covers w/ color pictorial paste-down on front cover. Modest rubbing to corners and spine ends. Light soiling to top edge of text block. Illust. w/ b/w photos. Contents nice.
George Oakes Stoddard (Photographer) Near Fine in None as Issued jacket. Text/BRAND NEW. Green linen boards w/illustrated paste down/NF w/light rubs to edges & surface of paste down. DJ/None as Issued. First published in 1917, this is the 1929 reprint of the 1922 Revised Edition. 11 chapters w/illustrations. The publishing house of A.T. de la Mare also produced the well known Garden Guide: The Amateur Gardeners Handbook. Fine copy.
Very good. Hbk 12mo 176pp no dj as issued colored paper insert over green cloth (now in custom acetate jacket) illus photos slight age-toning to pages but overall an exceptionally clean tight crisp unmarked copy.
Milady's House Plants; The Complete Instructor and Guide to Success with Flowers and Plants in the Home, Including a Remarkable Chapter on the Ideal Sun Parlor
by Frederick E Palmer
Alibris, the Alibris logo, and Alibris.com are registered trademarks of Alibris, Inc.
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.