Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California on March 13, 1964 · Page 13
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Redlands Daily Facts from Redlands, California · Page 13

Redlands, California
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Friday, March 13, 1964
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•"if,: FOR SHADE AND FLOWER-THE TULIP TREE - If you have o yen for a tree that gives ample shade, grov/s neither too fast nor too slowly, has attractive bluish-green foliage and •hov/y yellow-orange flowers in the spring, direct your attention to the Tulip Tree pictured here. Now in a boreroot state and ready for planting. See it at your nursery. (Photo courtesy California Association of Nurserymen) Violas plenty and in their prime Violas arc plentiful and in their prime in the nurseries as seedlings now. They differ from pansics only in being all of a color (self-color the nurserymen say), but Uiis gives us a chance GROUNDS FOR DIVORCE NEW YORK (UPI) - At one time in Turkey, a husband's failure to provide coffee for his wives was grounds for divorce. to "plant" our garden with a single color if we want to. A solid edging of yellow vio las or the clear blue violas is handsome indeed. They do want moisture and protection from snails and slugs. It's Planting Time In Redlands Gardening SPECIAL Weed Free - LARGE 2 Cu. Ft. Bog Steer Manure.. 45^ Canadian "Sunshine" — 8 Cu. Foot Bale Peat Moss 3 All Perennial 75 Lawn Seed.. - 75 •"Red"SfVr"PLANt'FOros"" for Lawn onrf Garden See Our Complete Line of Packaged & Balk FLOWER and VEGETABLE SEEDS and PLANTS Piekaged & Bulk Noithnip-King • INSECTICIDES • LAWN SEEDS • APPLICATORS • GARDEN TOOLS Van Dyke FEED & SUPPLIES Your FUm Dealer 401 North Fifth St. Redlands Phone PY 2-4614 Secrets of camellia culture in new book "High, solid planUng and good drainage are the secrets of successful camellia growing. These two factors, more than any others determine whether your efforts arc for posterity or for a few trouble-filled months or years." So states John Threlkcld. author of TIIE CAMELLIA BOOK, published by D. Van Nostrand. According to Threlkcld, in |THE CAMELLIA BOOK, "The planting procecdurc of camel lias is simpler than is general ly supposed. If your garden soil is naturally good and similar to forest soil, just dig an adequate {hole and plant your plant, making sure it is placed at the proper level. Unfortunately, few. of us have such an ideal I soil so we have to improve it by adding about half humus such as peat, leaf mold or compost. "To plant properly, dig the hole only as deep as the root ball, thus permitting placement on solid ground. Then obtain I depth and width by digging around the center, as deep and as wide as space and energy permit, leaving a pedestal of solid earth as a foundation. A proper planting hole looks exactly like a doughnut mold. If your soil is too sandy to form a pedestal, a foundation may be built with bricks or rocks and soil. Settle the plant on I this foundation, then fill around it with the prepared mixture of soil, tamping it solidly to eliminate air pockets. . . . "Consider that drainage is poor if you see water standing on top of the ground for more than a fow minutes. If special drainage provision is necessary, dig a deep but narrow hole through the hardpan alongside [the planting pedestal and backfill with course gravel. Or lay drainage tile away from the low jside of the hole to carry off excess water. Drainage is not improved by backfilling the bottom of the planting hole with [gravel, unless the hole goes all the way through the hardpan. If the hardpan is too thick to dig through the allematives are to lay drainage tile or plant in raised beds or in containers." California California has always bad important nurseries supplying trees and shrubs to many areas of the United States as ell as locally, according to the American Association of Nurserymen. Reason: shrubs and trees grow faster in this state than Ijin colder and cloudier areas. POWDERPUfFS Rain should show you the spots where drainage is bad in your lawn. You can either dig down and put drainage tile leading out of your yard, or dig "dry wells". These are simple to do and can be effective. Just dig down several feet .and fill the hole with broken I brick, rocks, shards or pf like and fill the hole up again. So double there's no room for another petal, so soft and fluffy they're named Powderpuffi, are the double blooms on the«a hollyhocks. They grow only 4 to 5 feet high; are bushy. ThB hollyhocks in Grandmother's garden were fall plants which had to be staked to prevent the wind from blowing them over and breaking the stems. Most of them had single flowers widely spaced alone the top portion of the stem- Even so, hollyhocks were an extremely popular garden floiver. Then, somehow, hollyhocks went out ot style, as flowers do.'Now, however, with all the improvements that have beeu made In these plant.s, they're having a revival of popularity. Just see, in the picture above, what the new hollyhocks have to offer your garden. These are not tall gawky plants. They grow at most four to five feet high and are stocky or bushy in form. Their fully double, many petaled blooms measure i inches across and are so fluffy, so dainty, that the strain has been named Powderpuffs. ' . ' The flowers cover the fop two feet of each stem and there Isn't space enough- between them for leaves to grow, they're that solidly packed. Their colors are enough to make a hollyhock" lover drool for, although offered only in mixture, the seeds are blended from separate colors: rose, pint, lavender, scarlet, yellow and white. Think of these beauties for a splash o£ color against a- fence, a- background for lower growing annuals, or to substitute for a shrulk »gainst a new bouse. They'll do any of these jobs and many more. Dahlia grower faces problems The dahlia grower works hard at his hobb}', for he has many handicaps in the form of weath er, insect pests and diseases. Then,-too, there are so many types and colors to choose from that selection Is not easy. Cultivation i.<; tedious and fus sy, too. Clumps must be separ ated in spring so that each eye on the crown or stalk has one or two tuberous roots firmly attached. The division is planted about May IS in a hole 6 inches deep. The root is laid flat or with the end pointed slightly down and covered with 1 or 2 in ches of soil. As the shoot grows from the eye the hole is filled in. When shoots develop three sets of side laterals, the top of the plant is pincheid off. This promotes bushiness. ^Vhen large type dahlias show three termin' al buds at the end of the lateral branches, two are pinched out; usually the center one and ano- IMIZ-AUSH VSL IS SScSSSoSnis omoARi' Mom mm & smicE EVINRUDE MOTORS PARTS AND SALES GLASSPAR BOATS PUTNAM'S MARINE Phene 793-4925 1425 WEST REDLANDS BLVD. OUR FIRST CARLOAD OF ROOF COOLERS ESSICK ALSO WINDOW UNITS PURCHASED EARLY TO SELL AT PRESEASON SPECIALS ^ CALL NOW FOR FREE SURVEY AND ESTIMATE — GET THE JOB SCHEDULED WHILE THE PRE-SEASON PRICES ARE IN EFFECT. You can pay for the complete job in May or nothing dewn and no payment 'til May. Co.. PY 4 .„3o Sampson's Heating & Cooling Day or Eve. 1338 Wabash Serving Tht Area for Mora Than IS Yeari Over 100 Roof Uniti Installed Last Year. There ii'one near you. thcr. At least two sets of branches below the terminal bud are also pinched out. Rains give clue f o bad drainage BEESWAX Beeswax, according to the National Automobile Club, is used in the modern automobile as wire insulation, adhesive, and lubricant. kedlands Daily Facts Friday, Mir. 13,1964 -13 MOST SPECTACULAR MAGNOLIA-THE SAUCER - Often the fordscope fairly begs for a sma}} but truly spectacular tree. Such is the Saucer Magnolia, shown here, with its huge cup-shaped flowers of white and purple .. . particulorly outstanding since they appear on totally bare branches.- Just one of a long list of magnolios — both evergreen and deciduous varieties — now ready for planting at your nursery. (Photo courtesy California Associofion'of Nurser/men) Fountains m Bird Bafhs • Garden Sfafues • Flower Pof Urns La India Pottery Shop 25369 Old Hwy. 99 Loma Linda Open Every Day — Ph. 796-OOM — Across from Tri-City Drive-in T/ME TO GET GROWING AT DANGERMOND'S SATURDAY. MAR. T4th 8 A.M. to 6 P.M. Free Prizes To Be Given Away Each Hour FkEE - PHIZES - FREE FIRST PRIZE - POWER MOWER 2nd PRIZE - KRAMER'S SUPREME CAMELLIA IN REDWOOD TUB. 3rd PRIZE - BRICADOON CAMELLIA, 5 GAL. CAN SIZE. 4th PRIZE-CAMELLIA, 5 GAL. SIZE 5»h PRIZE-AZALEA 6th PRIZE-REDWOOD TUB 7th PRIZE-REDWOOD TUB. (NOT NECESSARY TO BE PRESENT AT DRAWING) Meet... JOE LITTLEFIELD GAUDIH LECTmH -COHSmm Have a Garden Problem or a Plant you would like +0 know? Mr. Littlefield will be happy to help. Also . . . DON ARROWSMITH - STOVER SEED CO. WILL BE ON HAND TO ANSWER PROBLEMS ON LAWNS AND TURFS IF YOU HAVE NOT RECEIVED YOUR '1964 EDITION OF GARDENING IN CAUFORNIA' ASK FOR IT WHEN YOU COME IN. (50e VALUE) FREE! DANGERMOND'S NURSERY FREE DELIVERY 27601 REDLANDS BLVD. BLUE CHIP STAMPS CLOSED SUNDAYS PHONE 792.3885

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