Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia on June 27, 1976 · Page 132
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June 27, 1976

Sunday Gazette-Mail from Charleston, West Virginia · Page 132

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z D PLANT NOW-GAIN A YEAR Why be satisfied with ordinary-sized ^strawberries when we guarantee you can have these extra-sweet STRAWBERRIES BIG AS GOLF BALLS? ACTUAL SIZE Biggest strawberries most folks have ever seen: dark red, very sweet - - yet firm. All purpose - - freeze, jam, eat m fresh! 25 1.95 50 for S 3.75 100 for S 5.95 200 for S10.95 CAUTION The most frequently noted "complaint" on these marvelous berries is that most people just didn't think to order enough! Honestly - - you will want at least 50 of these plants to start - - even for smaller, patches. Order plenty so you can take advantage of gain-a-season fall planting. The last time you picked strawberries - - or bought them - - how many did it take to make a quart? Eighty? One hundred? More? Regular strawberries are so small . -.- most people lose count. Butwith these hardy plants you can expect quarts from just 30 strawberries! And these dark red, sweet and juicy Robinson berries are highly disease-resistant. They ripen very fast - - plus they produce lots of new runners to give you a bigger patch every year! Have wonderful, big strawberries for jams, freezer, fresh deserts for months! And get a head start - - by planting now you receive strong, healthy plants with well-developed crowns and roots. They are highly drouth-resistant and winter-hardy. Don't compare the Robinson with ordinary varieties. Plants are all indexed virus-free so you get clean, nuclear planting stock. Meri- stemmed mother plants are held in isolation in University plant pathology greenhouses until indexed as virus-free. This means you get superior fruit, double yields and increased plant vigor. FREE GIFT For your immediate order, a winter-hardy Hibiscus! Up to 50 huge exotic flowers on every plant! Include Strawberries In Your Garden Even if you don't raise a garden - - you should grow strawberries. They are not hard to grow, yet they probably -produce the greatest pleasure of all home grown fruits. Strawberry shortcake - - jams - and eating fresh from the patch! In these days of high food prices a strawberry patch is an especially good investment. And you don't have to wait years to harvest a crop! t What To Do When You Are Short Of Space And Still Want Strawberries A very small space (as small as 9' x 12'} will produce all of the berries that an average-sized family will need. But if you don't have even a few feet to spare you can still have them. Drill holes in a nail keg. Fill it with dirt and put the plants in the holes. This is decorative as well as a good way to grow many delicious berries in a small space. Trellises and strawberry pyramids can also toe made when spice is limited. An Unsolicited Letter From A Satisfied Customer gfe *ash- j^\*'«*/, Our Guarantee All House of Wesley nursery stock is guaranteed to arrive to you in good healthy condition, ready for planting and thrive for one year thereafter. If not, just RETURN THE SHIPPING LABEL within one year of receipt and you will receive a refund of your purchase price. Guarantee is void unless shipping label is returned. HOUSE OF WESLEY, NURSERY DIVISION DEPT. 6749-102 BLOOMINGTON, ILLINOIS 61701 HOW MANY CAT. NO. 749 ITETVI Robinson Strawberries · Postage and Handling Illinois Residents add \ 5% Sales Tax COST .50 TOTAL ORDER NAME_ ADDRESS CITY_ HOUSE OF WESLEY, NURSERY DIVISION, BLOOMINGTON, ILLINOIS 61701 STATE.

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