J. B. Ivey Dahlias

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J. B. Ivey  Dahlias - Four Mr. J. B. Ivey Talks To Garden Club...
Four Mr. J. B. Ivey Talks To Garden Club Delivers Interesting Lecture on the Dahlia and Its Culture--Other Features of Program. "The Dahlia and Its Culture" was the subject of an interesting lecture Mississippi by Mr. J. B. Ivey, of Charlotte, De-| f °re the Dig-a-Row Garden Club at for the"* regular meeting at Race Street evening at 7:30. Mr. Ivey, a prominent Charin lower jlotte merchant, is one of the an tiahlia growers in the South, and il- a in sage to flower lovers. Other features of the program were a group of readings by Miss Eliza- L . beth Bunch and a violin solo, Mr. rendered by Mrs. H. H. Yount, ac- de-, companied at the piano by Miss j tired Alexander. J In his introductory remarks, Mr. . . . . the department at take Ivey congratulated the club members T Wal"The organization of these flower clubs is noticeable all over the country," he said, "and I consider their organization as a step towafd have better flowers. The name of your and j club is expressive, for we, as with, of flowers, must dig and work, now [ are to get the successful and of the results." .M 1 '- Ivfi y told the club members of , 1 . 1 ' **·**"*"··» *** J-*. »»tiwvui, °" th , eT , work thev are attempting to Hn. «n» ««.TM.. , ^- «,,.. M t - - \ . -J 1C " uu ul «'"Ders 01 mucn oecause tney wei-t- his interest in flowers which began strong-and it is necessary to terest in the dahlia was due, in to ««» ***·*.*.--*· -* .-.·_ *-,* *.. ·? . *. have , , the interest of his father, the ' ~" purposes, l*te Rev. George W. Ivey, who was a very successful dahlia grower. Years coun- its ago when he was preaching in and as an,near Statesville he had some Col- " ~ degree as an this. ,, _,, 1I10 I at Lake Junaluska, N. ,,., aic vromi . oe bly the finest in this state and hi? his flowers win prizes in practicallv Carolina shows in which thev are entered in- °-- · - y entered. dahli Mr Ivey has inent dahlia farms all over the try and each year he attends the f S ^ New York City - » rdens at i r ahha home all ail wiS°lf -° f t . be "^uisites ^r success with not only the dahlia but any . is ''flower, are choosing"the'rieht and proper preparation of soil to]care and cultivation. A poor variety not Fucceed in the best soil w I will a good varietv succor TM? T * -*. j *v- 5ucc eed unless the stated that he believed 1 'pressed abouf ^ i a ? d sufficie "tly, every one ^ f? 0 " 1 the P la "t so as not to obligated, air in to the young A iiao (lamias t-nr^ f**~i. j puts in in to Iredell! plant. Mr. Ive Mrs. j hole for his ^ plants his dahlia good loose soil six or eight inches deep for the best results, Dah a bul bs seldom fail to produce p ants if e separating the old bulbs, . 2|f,, P ar £ nt , "talk is left Bulbs should be . with n of each with y ery as a preventive for sprayed the in j spraying, m case there | some, however the stalk ca *b occurring T^*\%Z^TM^rt^Zff Th The worms that get into cleared" uV by still Lingle, up injuring in who is on community M.- T,-«, j- f »V.il y i. dls , cJusLsed Pruning, only sh ° u d be allow yond his w be The poultry hens, -_ _ ,,,,,,,,,,, ur ,,,,,,,, h «ffc«nt variebeTof dihS ft^' [ gardens in their various JI domi-1 growth and explaining each! Ivey concluded his lecture bv l'K^?.? f .« I ide.,h«wi2 who for |tbe lecture! to

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  1. Statesville Record And Landmark,
  2. 17 Apr 1930, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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