Interesting online squash growing publication

tcstoehrSeptember 29, 2010

"Squashes, How to Grow Them" by James J.H. Gregory

Written around 1870. Sometimes the style of English takes some effort to understand. Quite interesting account of first hand knowledge and observation of squash habits.

Squashes, How to Grow Them"

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Fascinating reading--esp. the widespread use of "night soil." Thanks.


    Bookmark   October 4, 2010 at 1:49PM
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mrs.b_in_wy(5a WY)

A great little read. The "Saving Seed" section cleared up my confusion about the Crown I opened up a few days ago. It wasn't ready in terms of seed ripeness. The author's description of the placental tissue and the condition of the seeds themselves was spot-on. Thanks for posting this!

    Bookmark   November 6, 2010 at 9:59AM
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Thank you.

    Bookmark   November 9, 2010 at 10:02PM
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