This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V18", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
This is becoming the popular early Peach in California, and is found superior to Early Beatrice.
The Wealthy Apple Tree - is a native of Minnesota; raised by Peter M. Gideon, from seed obtained at Bangor, Maine, and planted by him about thirteen years ago; has stood the winters of Minnesota uninjured; as hardy as Siberian Crab; growth thrifty, and good shape; the apple a large red; pleasant tart; late fall and early winter.
Mr. O. F. Brand, of Faribault, Minnesota, says: "The Wealthy is undoubtedly the most valuable tree that has been produced the last half century."
The Norman Strawberry - is reported to us by some friends in the West, to be a new seedling of promising character.