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.
D. D. & Sons, Allegheny City. " Will you please inform us if lime, after being used in the gas works, is better than fresh lime for land for cabbage? "
[Gas lime is no better than other lime, but is cheaper. Sometimes it is dangerous from the amount of creosote it contains. Ed. G. M.]