This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V24", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
The following list of varieties exhibited the past season by Mr. G. E. Davis, of Edinburg, Ohio, shows how many old varieties are yet regarded as worth planting: Monarch, Cinderella, Champion, Forest Rose, Miners, Windsor Chief, Seth Boyden, Photo, Sterling, Cumb. Triumph, Sharpless, Peak's Emperor, Capt. Jack, Kentucky, Marshall McMa-hon, Crescent, Burr's New Pine, Lennig's White Charles Downing, Duchess, Jucunda, Golden Defiance, Crystal City, Metcalf's Early, Glendale, Wilson, Green Prolific, Triumph De Grand and Alpine, a new variety, resembles the Wilson, but said to be very much more productive.