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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society. Proceedings, essays, and reports at the annual winter meeting, held at Madison, February 2, 3, and 4, 1875

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Transactions of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society. Proceedings, essays, and reports at the annual winter meeting, held at Madison, February 2, 3, and 4, 1875
Madison, Wisconsin: E. B. Bolens, State Printer, 1875

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[Title page] Transactions of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society. Proceedings, essays, and reports at the annual winter meeting, held at Madison, February 2, 3, and 4, 1875, p. [1]

List of officers and standing committees, p. [2]

Preface, Morrow, G. E. p. [3]

Contents, p. [4]

List of members. 1875, p. [5]

Fruit lists, p. [6]

Constitution and by-laws, pp. [7]-8

Addresses and papers, before the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society, at the annual meeting, held in Madison February 2, 3, and 4, 1875, p. [9]

Annual address by the president, Stickney, J. S. pp. [9]-15

horticulture as adapted to Wisconsin, Tuttle, A. G. pp. 16-20

Horticultural progress and prospects, Plumb, J. C. pp. 21-26

Hardy stock for apple trees, Wilcox, K. pp. 26-31

How and when to plant an orchard, Putnam, Geo. W. pp. 32-36

New varieties of western apples grown from seeds, Peffer, G. P. pp. 37-40

Picking, packing and selling apples, Benton, E. H. pp. 40-45

horticulture as a means of obtaining wealth, Greenman, C. H. pp. 46-48

Fruit and fruit trees in Sheboygan County, Rounseville, Sam pp. 48-51

Progress in the market garden, Smith, J. W. pp. 52-59

Strawberry experiments, Adams, B. F. pp. 60-66

Pears, Kellogg, G. J. pp. 66-68

The marblehead squash, Mygatt, E. G. pp. 68-70

Trees and shrubs for shade and ornament, Lawrence, F. S. pp. 70-76

Mulching fruit trees, Hatch, A. L. pp. 76-78

Breeding apple trees for hardiness, Abbot, C. S. pp. 78-84

Necessity for extended cultivation of small fruits in the northwest, Lund, N. F. pp. 84-89

Evergreen seedlings, Thompson, H. M. pp. 90-93

Protection of trees from rabbits, Hawes, J. T. pp. 93-94

Insects in flower and plant culture, Williams, I. H. pp. 94-97

Early wild flowers of Wisconsin, Lewis, H. M. pp. 97-102

Local adaptation of varieties, Chase, E. pp. 103-106

Report of committee on exhibition of fruit at the annual meeting, 1875, Benton, E. H.; Olds, B. B.; Whitney, A. R. pp. 106-108

Report of the committee on nomenclature, Plumb, J. C. pp. 108-110

horticulture at the state fair, 1874, Willey, O. S. pp. 110-112

Floral department at the state fair, Roby, H. W. pp. 113-115

Reports of the committee of observation, Smith, J. M. pp. 115-117

Weather record for twenty years, Kellogg, G. J. pp. 118-120

Weather observations, Peffer, G. P. pp. 120-121

Fruit observations, Greenman, C. H. pp. 121-122

Reports on fruit and fruit trees, Morse, Jas. M., et al. pp. 123-126

Cranberry culture, Hitchcock, A. C. pp. 126-128

Top-grafting apple trees, Mygatt, E. G. pp. 129-130

Premiums awarded in the fruit and flower department at the Wisconsin state fair, held at Milwaukee, September, 1874, pp. [131]-137

Reports of local societies, pp. 138-144

Transactions of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society, at the annual meeting held in Madison, February 2, 3, and 4, 1875

[Insects on evergreens]

[Discussion on hedges], pp. 146-148

[Discussion on crabs], pp. 148-149

[Varieties for commercial orchard], p. 149

[Grafting on crab-stock], pp. 150-151

[Election of officers], p. 151

[Treasurer's report], Mason, George A. p. 152

[Keeping apples], pp. 152-153

[Cultivation of strawberries], pp. 153-155

[Appropriation by agricultural society for premiums], p. 155

[Protection for trees], p. 156

[Discussion on pears], pp. 156-158

[Discussion on grapes], pp. 158-160

[Division of state into districts], pp. 160-161

Instructions to observers, pp. 161-162

[Discussion of fruit-list], pp. 163-164

Meeting for discussion at Milwaukee, pp. 164-165

Apple-growing in northern Wisconsin, Chappell, Robert pp. [166]-173

What flowers shall we plant?, Williams, I. H. pp. 174-176

Best means for promotion of horticulture, Whittier, C. S. pp. 176-178

Profits and pleasures of excursions to the woods, Lewis, H. M. pp. 178-182

Strawberry culture, Smith, J. M. pp. 182-187

Floriculture, Boynton, Mrs. pp. 188-194

horticulture and home, Lund, N. F. pp. 194-200

Appendix, pp. [201]-[204] ff.


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