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Cranefield, Frederic (ed.) / Wisconsin horticulture
Vol. I (September 1910/August 1911)

Wisconsin horticulture, vol. 1, no. 1: September, 1910,   pp. [1]-8 PDF (3.6 MB)


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WISCONSIN  HORTICULTURE 
  CONCERNING HORTICULTURE 
  How do you like it? 
  Who will be the first? 
  Write the editor about it. 
  Send your first contribution for 
ilie October nnmber. 
  It is to be distinctively a family 
paper, a family of fourteen hundred 
members. 
  This paper is a forward move and 
will be a test of our strength and 
usefulness. 
  Suggestions and criticisms always 
welcome. How do you like the size 
,,f the page? The type? 
  It is also to be practical. We want 
die practical experience of practical 
growers of fruit, flowers and vege- 
fables. 
  The editor will look up the best 
froni our good friends the scientists 
from month to month but most val- 
mable of all will be the simply told 
tale of success or even of failure. 
  The home garden and orchard will 
hive a prominent place in future is- 
hts but for this monith it has leen 
difficult to find timely  material. 
1lore is a chance for our 1400 assist- 
:,nt editors. 
  We must move forward. If once 
we stop the forward movement we 
will immediately begin sliding down 
iill. This is a mangled bit of phil- 
.,ophy but it is true of our Society. 
WVe do not glory in numbers but in 
* uiality of membership and the kind 
4 work we are doing. Let its keep 
-11 moving forward and upward. 
  Remember that with the member- 
  Ihip body must rest the success or 
  ,lilure of the enterprise. If you help 
  o contributing, by giving to the So- 
  ,ty through the medium of HORTI- 
  , ITURER the benefit of your experi- 
W ,ce, if every member will help a lit- 
  - then we have success assured. 
  There is no dearth of information, 
  'ie trouble is to get the people who 
/l)ow to tell. While we bring out an 
!iimnense amount of valuable infor- 
I mation at our meetings the Secre- 
'.+ry has always been aware of veri- 
All)e gold mines of practical help 
lhlt could not be touched owing to 
1,1(desty or diffidence. 
  We hope that ItoWrICULTURtE will 
tap some of these mines. Don't be 
afraid to write. This is not a journal 
for literary critics and if we lapse in 
diction occasionally we vill leave 
that to literary ernaks, what we want 
most of all is good common sense in 
a plain dress. 
  WISCONSIN HORTICULTURE is to take 
the place of the Bulletins which have 
been issued from time to time. If 
we have any information to impart 
it can be done as well through the 
medium of a monthly paper as in 
any other way. The bulletins have 
been a heavy expense both for print- 
ing and postage. 
  Remember the only way you can 
get this paper is by joining the State 
Horticultural Society. Certain slight 
restrictions have been recently at- 
tached to the acquiring of member- 
ship but these are not burdensome. 
  Those desiring to become members 
miust sign a regular application while 
applicants for life membership must 
be recommended by a life member or 
alu annual 111ciber in good standing 
for at least two years. Blanks will 
appear in ea'ch issue and additional 
copies will be sent on application. 
  In a multitude of counsel there is 
much wisdom. Let us hear from you. 
When you are writing about this add 
a few words about crops, etc. We 
will follow tile plan adopted by all 
reputalle  publications concern i ng 
contril)utions, viz., the writer must 
sign his or her name. No anonymous 
contributions will be accepted for 
pI)ublicati(,n. If you do not want your 
name to ale)1ilr your wishes will be 
respected. 
COST OF HARVESTING APPLES 
  Estimates vwry greatly regarding 
the cost of marketing apples. W. I-. 
Robson, of Orleans county, N. Y., 
makes the total 56 cents, which in- 
cludes 31 cents for the barrel, 121/2 
cents for picking, 10 cents for pack- 
ing and 21/2 (,cuts for hauling to the 
station. Freight and    commission 
would average as much more ex- 
cept in localities near to market.- 
Green's Fruit Grower. 
FIRST CLASS NURSERY STOCK 
       IN GREAT VARIETY 
           Consisting of 
FRUIT, SHADE AND ORNA- 
        MENTAL TREES 
  Strawberries, Raspberries, Black- 
berries, Currants, Gooseberries, Grape 
Vines, Asparagus, Rhubarb, etc. 
  Ornamental and Flowering Shrubs, 
Vines and Perennials. Roses Ever- 
greens etc. 
  If you would like to see a really 
good Catalogue we would be glad 
to send you ours. It has more than 
fifty pages and and describes every- 
thing in the plainest langauge with- 
out any extravagant or overdrawn 
descriptions. 
The Coe, Converse 8 Edwards Co. 
  FORT ATKINSON,       WISCONSIN 
    Wisconsin's Largest Nursery 
      JEWELL 
MINNESOTA 
       GROWN 
Nursery Stock 
  Complete assortment of Fruit 
  and Ornamental stock in all 
  varieties suited to northern cul- 
  ture.   A specialty of Hardy 
  Shade Trees, Windbreak Stock, 
  Evergreens (Coniferous), Decid- 
  uous Shrubs, Apples and Na- 
  tive Plums. 
THE JEW(ELL NURSERY CO. 
   LAKE CITY, MINN. 
1500 Acres        Established 1868 
September 1010 
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