The Gladiolus: A Practical Treatise on the Culture of the Gladiolus
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The Gladiolus: A Practical Treatise on the Culture of the Gladiolus

By Matthew Crawford
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  • THE GLADIOLUS
    • A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON THE CULTURE OF THE GLADIOLUS, WITH NOTES ON ITS HISTORY, STORAGE, DISEASES, ETC.
      • By
    • By
    • MATTHEW CRAWFORD
      • With an appendix by
      • DR. W. VAN FLEET
        • 1911
        • Addenda by
      • 1911
      • Addenda by
      • J. C. VAUGHAN
        • 1921
      • 1921
    • With an appendix by
    • DR. W. VAN FLEET
      • 1911
      • Addenda by
    • 1911
    • Addenda by
    • J. C. VAUGHAN
      • 1921
    • 1921
    • CONTENTS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
    • THE GLADIOLUS
    • PREFACE
    • THE GLADIOLUS
      • CHAPTER I.
        • History and Development.
        • Its Development.
        • Popularity of the Gladiolus.
        • Its Uses.
      • History and Development.
      • Its Development.
      • Popularity of the Gladiolus.
      • Its Uses.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • History and Development.
      • Its Development.
      • Popularity of the Gladiolus.
      • Its Uses.
    • History and Development.
    • Its Development.
    • Popularity of the Gladiolus.
    • Its Uses.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • Habits of Growth.
    • Habits of Growth.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • Soils and Preparation.
        • Fertilizers.
      • Fertilizers.
    • Soils and Preparation.
      • Fertilizers.
    • Fertilizers.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • Time to Plant.
        • Planting.
      • Planting.
    • Time to Plant.
      • Planting.
    • Planting.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • Cultivation.
        • Support.
      • Support.
    • Cultivation.
      • Support.
    • Support.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • Digging and Curing.
    • Digging and Curing.
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • Cleaning and Grading.
        • Grading.
        • Crates.
      • Grading.
      • Crates.
    • Cleaning and Grading.
      • Grading.
      • Crates.
    • Grading.
    • Crates.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • Winter Storage.
        • Packing Bulbs for Shipment.
      • Packing Bulbs for Shipment.
    • Winter Storage.
      • Packing Bulbs for Shipment.
    • Packing Bulbs for Shipment.
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • Growing from Seed.
    • Growing from Seed.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • Growing from Bulblets.
    • Growing from Bulblets.
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • Peeling Bulblets.
    • Peeling Bulblets.
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • Growing for Specific Purposes.
        • Keeping Cut Flowers.
        • Marketing Flowers.
        • Growing and Saving Seed.
      • Keeping Cut Flowers.
      • Marketing Flowers.
      • Growing and Saving Seed.
    • Growing for Specific Purposes.
      • Keeping Cut Flowers.
      • Marketing Flowers.
      • Growing and Saving Seed.
    • Keeping Cut Flowers.
    • Marketing Flowers.
    • Growing and Saving Seed.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
      • Crossing or Hybridizing.
    • Crossing or Hybridizing.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • Enemies and Diseases.
    • Enemies and Diseases.
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • What Constitutes a Good Variety.
    • What Constitutes a Good Variety.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
      • How to Obtain a Choice Collection.
    • How to Obtain a Choice Collection.
    • CHAPTER XVII.
      • How to Keep a Collection Vigorous and Well Balanced.
    • How to Keep a Collection Vigorous and Well Balanced.
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
      • Commencing in the Business.
    • Commencing in the Business.
    • APPENDIX
      • By
      • DR. W. VAN FLEET
    • By
    • DR. W. VAN FLEET
    • CHAPTER I.
      • Garden History of the Gladiolus.
        • Summer Blooming Species.
        • Minor Species.
        • Summary.
      • Summer Blooming Species.
      • Minor Species.
      • Summary.
    • Garden History of the Gladiolus.
      • Summer Blooming Species.
      • Minor Species.
      • Summary.
    • Summer Blooming Species.
    • Minor Species.
    • Summary.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • Hybridizing Gladiolus.
    • Hybridizing Gladiolus.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • Special Care of Seedlings.
    • Special Care of Seedlings.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • Gladiolus Species.
    • Gladiolus Species.
    • ADDENDA
      • Odd Notes From Many Sources.
    • Odd Notes From Many Sources.
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