For Insects

One 60 pot XL All to 2 gal. of water.

For Bust

Boil 8 lb. soft soap and 4 lb. Lifebuoy or other hard soap, and stir in as much paraffin as it will take - usually about 1 pt. Use about 1 oz. to the gallon.

For Mildew

Use the last recipe or the following: Boil for 1 hr., in 5 gal. water, 1 lb. each of soft soap, soot, sulphur, and lime. Allow the mixture to settle and strain off. Use one 60 pot of clear liquid to 2 gal. water.

The following is a list of varieties for pots, with their average dates of flowering: -

White

Moneymaker

Oct.

1.

*Miss Collier

"

10.

*Mrs. Roots

"

10.

Felton's Favourite

"

15.

H. W. Thorpe

"

15.

*Miss E. Fulton

"

30.

*Mrs. Buckbee

Nov.

7.

Miss M. Jeffries

"

25.

*Mrs. Judson

Dec.

1.

Mrs. Thompson

"

10.

T. Pankoucke

"

14.

Mrs. D. Symes

"

18.

*Heston White

"

18.

Pink

Renee

Oct.

12.

*Mrs. P. MacNeice

Nov.

3.

*Mary Thorpe

"

15.

Phoebe

"

20.

Rose Poitevine

"

20.

*Dr. Engulhard

"

22.

Mrs. Rolfe

"

25.

*A. J. Balfour

"

25.

Wells' late Pink

Dec.

1.

Mdlle Louise Charvet

Dec.

10.

Thorpe's Christmas Rose

"

15.

*Winter Cheer

"

15.

*Framfield Pink

"

15.

Bronze

Mrs. P. A. Cragg

Oct.

15.

*Hortus Toulousanus

Nov.

2.

*Bronze F. MacNeice

"

3.

Heston Bronze

"

15.

Lady Lennard

"

15.

Hetty Wells

"

20.

Freda Bedford

"

28.

Lord Brook

Dec.

5.

Bronze Princess Victoria

"

20.

Russet

"

20.

Bed

Market Red

Oct.

12.

Crimson King

"

12.

Mrs. J. Humphries

Nov.

4.

H. Silsbury

"

14.

Exmouth Crimson

"

15.

M. Hodgson

"

24.

*Baldock's Crimson

Dec.

1.

Yellow

Tom Edwards

Oct.

8.

Cranford Yellow

"

15.

*Miss Mary Godfrey

"

22.

*Romance

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31.

David Ingamells

Nov.

2.

Le Peyrou

>>

10.

*Nogoya

Nov.

21.

Embleme Poitevine

"

21.

*December Gold

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21.

Yellow Lady Lennard

"

21.

Yellow Mrs. Thompson

Dec.

4.

*Francois Pilon

"

5.

Golden Princess Victoria

"

10.

W. H. Riemann

"

20.

Note. - Those marked * will lift from the open ground, and if grown for that purpose should be struck from cuttings in March and receive one stop only.

The following are spray varieties for flowering outdoors: -

White - Roi des Blancs, Holmes White, Mrs. Bailey; Yellow - Leslie and Carrie; Pink - Normandie, Betty Spark, Provence, La Somme; Bronze - Tonkin, October Gold, Tuckswood Bronze, Polly, Nina Blick; and all the Masse Family.