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Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1215/9780822398455-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9845-5
... 2 Building on Two Campuses: "The Most . .. Beautiful Educational Plant in America" THOUGH PRESIDENT FEW privately expressed his fear that some of ~the Trinity College alumni might object...
Published: 01 January 1970
DOI: 10.1215/9780822382867-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8286-7
... XIII PLANTS, PLANT HUSBANDRY PLANTS Clover, Grass 7908 The shamrock or three-leaf clover is a plant of good luck. Green Collection. In the few available references, three-leaf...
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By Swanee Hunt
Published: 05 May 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373568-047
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7356-8
...37  PLANTING DEEP ODETTE: From the time you’re born, you’re told not to speak when men are present. When I go to my village and talk, they know me. They know I was a minister, and I am a senator, so I can speak; I am considered as a man. But if...
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378686-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7868-6
... Nonwoody Plants ~ Achillea The yarrows are aromatic herbs named for Achilles, who discovered their healing properties. In addition to his prowess in battle, this great hero was a pupil of Chiron, a centaur noted for his skill in medicine. The achilleas...
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378686-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7868-6
... Woody Plants ~ Abies Ernest Yelton of Rutherfordton, North Carolina, considers the bal• sam fir, A. balsamaea hudsonia, one of the indispensable plants in his rock garden. It has been recorded as growing ten inches high and twenty across in...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-025
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
...the tops of weeds or pulling them up. This was all right, but when he followed Foster to the seed beds, he pulled up gentians and saxifrages that had just been planted and ran o√ with them like a playful puppy with a ball. For her book she did drawings of Keer-loo and the seedlings, of Keer-loo...
Published: 01 January 1990
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378686-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7868-6
... Planting the Garden ~ In the spring all people are gardeners. Everyone wants to rush to the local nursery, dig up plants in full bloom, and bring them home to set out in the moist, receptive earth. In the South this will not do. Sometimes when new...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... planting annuals in autumn he flowers that bloom in the spring must be planted in the fall. If Tthey are annuals, the earlier they are planted the better they will bloom. Some annuals reseed themselves, almost indefinitely, after the first sowing. These I depend on to...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-019
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... ttwo Perennials and Annuals planting in relays have decided that it is better to do spring planting in relays rather Ithan to get the plants all at once. Now that they come in peat pots instead of flats, they dry out so fast that they...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-051
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... tfour Trees and Shrubs planting for ice storms hen the sun came out on the morning after Christmas, and I Wlooked out on a glittering garden, I thought the Japanese cher- ries the most beautiful of the storm’s...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-052
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
...month. Today is dark and cold and drizzling, and I love it. I have no patience with folk who call such weather gloomy January 18, 1970 plants for parking strips s I could never have room for all the trees and shrubs I want to Agrow, and in my small garden there...
Published: 06 October 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822372301-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7230-1
... K K 3 Endemic Plants and Invasive People The pioneers of every colony set in motion machinery beyond their ultimate control; no legislation can regulate the dissemination of...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-035
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... garden the plants have always disappeared after blooming and I have never had any volunteers but Miss Pauline says she always has plenty of seedlings. She really does! December 21, 1969 giridlian . . . a master of plants ne of the things I most looked forward to in...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
...faded flowers that had bloomed in the darkness of the night before were hanging like three long reddish-brown burrs. Mrs. Troutman wanted to know if I could tell her something about the plant and its culture. I told her that I could not, but that I would look it up. ‘‘You won’t find much she...
Published: 07 February 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822389767-040
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8976-7
... tthree Bulbs, Corms, and Tubers planting bulbs, corms, and tubers he time to plant bulbs is as soon as possible after they have been Ttaken up, or as soon as they are available. This is particularly true of da√odils. You will be told about...
Published: 01 January 2002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8347-5
... appendix Selected Trees and Plants Mentioned in Interviews Local linguistic variations and the failure of botanical reference books to use diacritics in transliterating vernacular names make the task of definite identification a di≈cult one. Moreover, in...
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379683-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7968-3
... CHAPTER 1 Medicinal Plants and Their Traditions: A Complex of Ideas This plant has given ease ever since time. uch of the faith Mr. Bass and his visitors place in...
Published: 24 September 2002
DOI: 10.1215/9780822383932-098
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8393-2
.... chapter 31 * of the plants and fruit trees that have been brought to the indies from spain Insofar as plants are concerned, the Indies have profited more from them than from any other merchandise, for few of theirs have been brought to Spain and those few did not...
Published: 01 February 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478002567-008
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0256-7
Published: 01 January 1997
DOI: 10.1215/9780822379690
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7969-0