This section is from the book "The Florist And Garden Miscellany". Also see: All New Square Foot Gardening: Grow More in Less Space!.
Keep the soil well up to the shoulder of the foliage, and in a tolerably moist state. Plants of this kind in borders, if much troubled with insects, should be looked to at every opportunity in fine weather.
Peckham. J. T. Neville.