Per Bushel 1.25.
A standard sort fine keeper. Pkt. 5c oz. 15c lb. 40c lb. 1.25.
Fine pie pumpkin round color russet-yellow flesh thick fine flavor. Pkt. 10c oz. 25c lb. 75c.
The popular winter sort. Pkt. 5c oz. 10c lb. 20c lb. 50c.
Fine for winter. Pkt. 5c oz. 10c lb. 20c lb. 50c.
A distinct species the fruit has a pleasant strawberry-like flavor and is esteemed by many served in its natural state at the table as a dessert. With the addition of lemon-juice it is preserved in the manner of the plum as well as stewed and served like cranberries Per Pkt. 10c. oz. 50c.
Usually planted in the fall plants grow very large. Price-(5c per oz.) (15c per lb.) (50c per lb.) postpaid. Wholesale prices on Spinach and not prepaid 40c per lb. In 50-lb. Lots and up except on King of Denmark.
Valuable as a cover crop or for early spring forage. In this latitude seed should be sown before Sept. 15th so that the plants may become well established before cold weather. It is customary to sow from two to four pecks of Winter Vetch with six pecks of either Winter Wheat or Winter Rye. If sown alone broadcast one bushel per acre. Weight 0 lbs. per bushel. lb. 55c 100 lb. 50.00 net.
Very large solid green winter sort blanches well. Pkt. 5c oz. 20c lb. 60c lb. 2.00.
Grown by the Chinese in California 8 to 12 inches long and from two to three inches in diameter white solid and good flavor Per lb. 2.00 oz. 20c. pkt. 10c.
This is of smooth rounded form with rather thin tender skin. The flesh is very thick sweet and excellent for pies. Pkt. 5c oz. 15c lb. 40c lb. 1.25
(Satureia montana). The leaves are used for flavoring. Pkt. 5c oz. 20c lb. 60c lb. 2.25
Above is from a photograph of one of my fields of this melon. The yield was 4500 melons per acre weighing about eighteen pounds each or over 600 crates per acre. This variety of melons sold for about 2.50 per crate on the Eastern markets and this is evidence that they are real money makers. Some are so optimistic as to believe they will rival the cantaloupe in a few years in number of cars which may be profitably marketed. Winter Queens are sometimes wrongly called Black Seeded Icecream and as such a large acreage was grown in Washington where about 200 cars were sold at big prices by Japanese growers who would not tell where the seed could be obtained. Winter Queens are nearly round nearly white with narrow pale green stripes. The seeds are black and small. The flesh deep red very firm stringless sweet and of excellent quality. Ripen in about the same length of time as Kleckley Sweet but remain solid and of good quality two or three months and may be kept until Christmas. They should be very profitable to ship South after southern melons are gone but the weather is warm and the appetitie for watermelon lingers. Burrells Select Winter Queens have very thin tough rinds. The flesh is sweet down to the last red portion. The seeds are bedded firmly in the flesh-no cavity around them to allow them to shake and cause decay. I wish every one of my customers who can grow watermelons to plant some of the Winter Queens. Price-(5c per pkt.) (15c per oz.) (40c per lb.) (1.45 per lb.) (1.35 per lb. In 10-lb. Lots) (1.20 per lb. In 100-lb. Lots and up) prepaid.
Form rather conical and very smooth of a lively rose color flesh firm like the Black Spanish but more pungent. Cultivation the same as for that variety.
Similar in shape to the preceding though more regular in form. Average specimens measure about 5 inches in length by two inches in diameter. Flesh rather piquant solid and brittle and skin white and clean tops large. A most excellent sort for late fall and winter use.
One of the latest as well as the hardiest of the radishes and is considered an excellent sort for winter use. Roots oblong black of very large size and firm texture. It is sown rather earlier than the fall turnips and must be stored in sand in the cellar for winter use. It will keep good till spring.
Roots somewhat fusiform retaining their diameter for two-thirds their length sharply conical at the base and when full grown measuring seven or eight inches in length by about three inches in diameter at the fullest part. Skin white slightly wrinkled sometimes tinged with purple where exposed to the sun. Flesh white solid and pungent though milder than the Black Spanish.
First introduced into this country by the Chinese in California. It is pure white about one foot long and two or three inches through tapering regularly to the root. The flesh is tender and crisp and it keeps perfectly well through the winter. A very valuable addition to our list of winter radishes.
The hardiest variety and will withstand the severest weather with only a slight protection of leaves or straw. The seed is prickly leaves triangular oblong or arrow-shaped. It is employed for fall sowing which in this latitude is made about the first of September.
A hardy and productive variety generally fine-grained solid and well-flavored Pkt. 05c. oz. 10c. 14lb. 30c. lb. 1.00.
This remarkable late celery is the finest quality of any we ever tried. It has been largely grown around Salt Lake and wherever shipped it commanded high prices on account of its splendid quality. They resemble the dwarf type Golden Self Blanching but are more solid and very free of strings. Soil bleaching seems to give the best quality and when properly bleached the stalks are pure white nutty and crisp. Pkt. 15c oz. 75c oz. 2.00 lb. 6.00
This improved strain of our own introduction is far better than the original. The skin a rich golden orange is covered with a fine netting while the meat is very thick fine grained and of rich golden yellow. It is by far the best pumpkin. Simply cook it done and it is ready for use in making pies. It requires less sugar and eggs than other varieties. Extra early and of medium flattened shape. A splendid keeper that has no equal in quality or appearance. Pkt. 10c oz. 20c lb. 40c lb. 1.25.
This new giant prickly seeded sort has become very popular with gardeners for Spring Summer and Fall cutting. The leaves are extra large very heavy fairly smooth and deep green in color. It is very slow to run to seed making it valuable for gardeners. Pkt. 10c oz. 15c lb. 25c lb. 60c. By E. or F. lb. 45c 10 lbs. 33c.
The only melon that can be kept until Christmas. The color of the flesh is a deep lemon yellow and the outer skin is a dark green marked with yellow. The quality is delicious having a rich spicy flavor similar to Pineapple that is not possessed by any other melon. In the North these melons rarely ripen on the vines so they must be picked off in the Fall before frost and stored in some cool dry and dark place where even half grown ones will ripen gradually. In storing the melons take care that the fruits do not touch each other. When the rind become slightly softened and moist they are ready to eat. Plant and cultivate like other muskmelons pick the fruits when the light streaks have become quite yellow. Pkt. 5C oz. 15C 2 oz. 25C lb. 45c.
Fair keeper and enormously productive. It is very finely netted and in color it is a golden russet. Pkt. 5C oz. 15C 2 oz. 25C lb. 40c.
Roots cylindrical or largest at the bottom tapering abruptly to a small tap root skin smooth and of a bright rose color flesh firm crisp tender and quite pungent. Pkt. 5C oz. 15C 2 oz. 25C lb. 40C lb. 75C lb. 1.35
The largest of all the winter sorts. From seed sown in June ( for winter use the latter part of July is better ) roots can easily be raised to weigh three pounds each. To obtain the best results the soil should be made rich light and friable. In the absence of rain water freely. For winter use pack the roots in earth or sand out of danger from frost. Immerse for a short time in cold water before using. To be used as a salad or served in all the ways of the spring and summer radishes. Pkt. 5c oz. 15c lb. postpaid 1.00
An excellent winter radish medium size fine Per lb. 1.25 oz. 15c. pkt. 10c.
The old standard sort the best of keepers cross grained. Pkt. 5c oz. 20c lb. 40c lb. mail 1.25 lb. exp 1.10
(100 days). One of the sweetest. Looks a lot like Small Sugar Pumpkin but a little larger in size. Color is orange covered by a fine-grained netting. Flesh is of high quality and very sweet. Makes the finest pies. Pkt. 12C 1 oz. 25C lb. 65C 1 lb. 1.60 postpaid.
A very good cabbage for winter keeping. This splendid variety was brought into this country from the Fatherland by a good old German gardener. Our market gardeners have grown it for many years with great success. The head is of good size very hard and heavy and has remarkable keeping qualities. Pkt. 10c oz. 30c lb. 90c lb. 3.00 prepaid.
No other sort equals Giant Pascal for winter use at home and for nearby markets. It is too crisp for shipping. The stalks are remarkably large crisp and brittle fine nutty flavor. It blanches to a beautiful pale yellow color is very large solid and of best quality. Pkt. 5c oz. 20c lb. 65c lb. 2.25 prepaid.
Also called Sprouts. Very hardy of dwarf spreading growth. The leaves are of bluish-green color tender and of fine flavor. Pkt. 5c oz. 10c lb. 25c lb. 80c prepaid.
A sweet luscious watermelon for your Thanksgiving dinner from your own garden. The fruits are of medium size round pale yellow when ripening. Flesh bright red crystalline sweet as honey. This melon is a very heavy yielder. In keeping qualities it excels all other kinds. Seeds very small black. Pkt. 10c oz. 20c lb. 45c lb. 1.25 prepaid.
A fine keeper and one of the best for pies. Pkt. 5c oz. 10c lb. 25c lb. 75c.
One of the latest as well as the hardiest of Radishes. The skin is black and flesh white solid crisp and pungent. Keep well all Winter. Pkt. 5c oz. 10c lb. 30c lb. 50c lb. 90c postpaid.
Small round fine keeping light green striped melon with fine quality red flesh. Originally from Poland and very early. Pkt. 10c oz. 25c postpaid.
(Perennial). Plant this variety to get the earliest green onions. Seed may be sown either in Spring or Fall. This variety does not make large bulbs but is used only for green onions. The plants are perennial live in the ground for years and are absolutely hardy. This is a money-maker for the market gardener. Pkt. 5c oz. 20c lb. 55c lb. 95c 1 lb. 1.75 postpaid. Not prepaid 5 lbs. 7.50.
One of the very best Winter Radishes. The roots are cylindrical and blunt at both ends. The skin is bright deep rose color and the flesh white and very crisp. Pkt. 5c oz. 10c lb. 30c lb. 50c lb. 90c postpaid.
Perennial. Live in the ground all winter and start very early in the spring. 28 lbs. To the bushel. 1 lb. 30c postpaid. Not prepaid peck (7 lbs.) 1.35 bu. 5.00.
A good Winter variety Pkt. 05c. oz. 20c. lb. 50c. lb. 1.50.
Bright rose color flesh firm and piquant excellent for Winter use Per oz. 20c. lb. 60c. lb. 2.00.
A variety largely grown in some of the Eastern States flesh close-grained sweet and fine flavored Plant in hills nine feet apart Per oz. 40c. lb. 30c. lb. 1.00.
An old sort noted for its hardiness. Leaves large thick green tinged with brown. It always forms a large solid head which is somewhat coarse looking but the inner leaves are beautifully blanched exceedingly sweet tender and well flavored. Desirable because of its hardiness and fine quality. May be used in the South as a Winter lettuce.
Pkt. 10c. oz. 25c. lb. 75c. lb. 2.50.
Skin fine and bright rose-colored. Flesh firm rather piquant. An excellent Winter sort Pkt. 05c. oz. 10c. lb. 20c. lb. 75c.
Per qt. 25c. bu. 3.50.
Very round solid winter sort largely grown in Denmark for the London market. A fine shipper. Pkt. 10c oz. 25c lb. 75c lb. 2.50.
Standard sort for fall and winter crop. Pkt. 5c oz. 15c lb. 40c lb. 1.25.
New. Very large leaves slightly laciniated stands frost better than any other. Pkt. 5c oz. 20c lb. 60c lb. 2.00
Hardy and productive. Pkt. 5c oz. 15c lb. 40c lb. 1.25.
The finest of all coldframe sorts. Pkt. 5c oz. 20c lb. 50c lb. 1.50.
An extraordinary melon which can be kept in splendid condition for months after being pulled. Suitable for the South only. Pkt. 5c oz. 20c lb. 50c lb. 1.50.
Sow in September for fine onions early in the spring. Pkt. 5c oz. 30c lb. 85c lb. 3.00
Very handsome and distinct and keeps well. Pkt. 5c oz. 10c lb. 20c lb. 50c.
Very fine strain. Pkt. 5c oz. 10c lb. 20c lb. 60c.
Fine for winter. Pkt. 5c oz. 10c lb. 20c lb. 60c.
A very large white winter variety. Pkt. 5c oz. 10c lb. 20c lb. 60c.
Vigorous and hardy recommended for fall sowing. Pkt. 5c oz. 10c lb. 15c lb. 35c.
Pkt. 5c oz. 10c lb. 70c
Per Bushel 1.75.
Flat extra-early small size. Pkt. 5c oz. 20c lb. 60c lb. 2.00.
Very much like common peas in growth and general appearance. An annual legume. Valuable as a summer forage when sown early in spring on well cultivated and enriched ground at the rate of bushel Vetch and 2 bushels Grain Barley or Oats per acre. Can also be sown alone at the rate of about 80lbs. per acre as cover crop for orchard. Weight per bushel 60 lbs. lb. 20c 100 lbs. 15.00
The earliest Flat Headed Variety. A type much preferred over pointed heads by many people. Fully developed heads frequently measure 10 to 12 inches across and weigh 12 to 15 pounds each. It is also fine grained and of dainty flavor. Every head uniform and remarkably solid even when young. Fine texture and delicate flavor. Pkt. 8C oz. 35C 2 oz. 60C lb. 1.15 lb. 2.00 lb. 3.50.
This variety has been grown with great success for a number of years in some sections of New England and is very highly recommended. It is bearded yields well and the kernels are much larger than those of the other Spring varieties. Per bushel 2.00.
Per qt. 25c. bu. 3.50.