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Seasonal work in garden and greenhouse shown by Percy Thrower.
Use and effect of selective weedkillers; Layering border carnations to increase stock; Colourant treatment of hydrangeas to get a blue flowerhead; Feeding standard fuchsias
J. Bruce, Head of the Horticulture Department of the East of Scotland College of Agriculture, Edinburgh shows diseases and remedies, methods of layering and cropping, discusses Ministry certification of virus-free stocks, and recommends varieties to give a long season of fruit.
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