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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 17, 1976, High Point, North Carolina 4l High Point Enterprise wednesday March 17, 1976 crazy Guy in the tree he is nimble Arborast this is How to Plant Gladioli Gladioli planting time mid april to mid june for a riot of color and charming decorative Flowers from july to september Plant Gladioli successfully every two weeks from about mid april to mid june. There is no other tip about cultivating easy to grow Gladioli quite so important As succession plantings introduced into Europe from South Africa Little More than a Century ago. This huge Iri Daceus Genus consisting of some 150 species has become world Leader among summer flowering bulbs skillful dutch hybridization has and is continuing to make available to the Amateur Gardener at Low Cost an almost endless Choice of new and Beautiful varieties. These varieties come in a virtually unlimited Range of colors including the most delicate pastels As Well As Strong Bright hues of the three types of Gladioli hybrids for Spring planting available there is no doubt whatsoever that the Large flowered group provides the widest Choice of varieties and makes the biggest Impact. But the Gladioli fancier will also Welcome the Primula hybrids with Flower spikes about two thirds the size of the Large flowered varieties and the Small flowered or Quot Butterfly Quot Gladioli More recently introduced by the dutch the successful cultivation of All types of summer flowering Gladioli is the same almost any soil will do but to produce the Best Flower spikes the soil should be enriched with humus a peat compost or Leaf null and should have Good drainage. Always prepare the ground Well in Advance digging at least 8-10 inches deep and working in 3 ounces of a Complete Garden fertilizer per Square Yard. Remember that Gladioli do not like freshly manured ground choose sunny and sheltered positions where the wind will not play havoc with tall stems Gladioli make most decorative plants in Beds and Borders but Don t site them with tall plants in the herbaceous Border or among shrubs for cutting purposes a sunny part of the vegetable Garden is Ideal planting can begin any time after Frost is out of the ground and it is dry enough to work the soil succession planting May continue at intervals of two to four weeks. As late As mid june for Fine spikes in the autumn. Place the corms 5-6 inches deep and about 8 inches apart in groups or clusters of a dozen or More. If the soil is heavy place some Sand underneath the corms to assist drainage but on lighter soils this should not be necessary. Do be sure you do not Plant too shallowly for this leads to much More staking and Good spiked May be lost in heavy winds. The corms quietly Send up slim Green leaves in the warm moist Spring weather. Hoe carefully and frequently around the plants and keep them Well watered when leaves Are about 6 inches tall a give your Gladioli another application of fertilizer As the Flower bulbs Start to open the taller varieties of Gladioli will need staking and this should be done so As not to damage the corms. Always leave at least three leaves when you Cut Gladioli so that the Young corms for the following season obtain proper nourishment to produce healthy corms Gladioli like a spell of dry weather for about six weeks after they have finished flowering by which time the foliage will have turned Brown and they will be ready for lifting a look at the crazy Guy up in that tree a Many an Arborast has heard those words Drift up to him. Arborast a an unfamiliar term for a very special kind of Man a commercial Arborast is a Man whose professional life and background involve him in the total care and maintenance of Trees and Woody shrubs. The title is not easily earned. He must be a Man with both technical competence and physical agility. Many professional a borsits have completed courses in agronomy biology botany chemistry forestry horticulture and landscaping in addition Many have also successfully completed the comprehensive Home study course offered by the National Arborast association the Trade association interested in maintaining High business ethical and professional standards in the Field of commercial tree care. He knows the Correct methods of transplanting fertilizing watering and pruning Trees and shrubs. He is an expert on soils Plant insect and disease controls delicate tree surgical repair practices and Complete tree removals. Often he is called upon As an authoritative con suit ant for planting programs along highways downtown City beautification plans Airport screens City Park development and statewide Green space projects. Utility companies frequently s Call upon him to remove tree branches interfering with overhead wires. Compost is not enough probably the single most important step the Home Gardener can take to improve vegetable yield is to fertilize just As Farmers do. A common mistake among homeowners is believing that Garden compost will provide adequate Plant nutrients. Compost made mainly from grass clippings and Kitchen wastes break Down to make a Good soil conditioner but Are generally lacking in enough Plant nutrients to really make a significant difference in growth. To get the Best possible yield from a Home vegetable Garden a fertilizer designed specifically for vegetables should be used. Your authorized dealer Mew High Point own amp Garden 2928 North main 869-2212 sales and service a hem a Lawn a Garden supplies Ufim wll of sales and service terms can be arranged farm Center 3700 w. Wendover a. Greensboro . Mem 294-2375 a Render authorized tales and service by our own factory trained personnel snapper Tiller. Also a multipurpose Sarden tractor. With easy to install accessories the Tough and powerful snapper Tiller can also be used As a Garden tractor it can plow Furrow and cultivate your soil in a few seconds the Chain driven Tiller becomes a Garden tractor that can handle even the toughest Garden jobs with ease snapper tillers Are Well balanced and easy to handle they re heavy duty All steel construction with 3 and 5 horsepower engines and have fingertip controls located conveniently on the handles see us Foi a free demonstration you buy a snapper Tiller for Quality and you get much More Only with a Hupper Fuqua Mcdonough pow a equipment inc Mcdonough Gorgu 30253 a a Al a Fuque Industry offer available at participating dealer free plow kit with Purchase of any i the work of an Arborast is often High above the ground requiring steady nerves a Good sense of balance and a willingness to work under somewhat dangerous conditions. He needs enough dexterity physical coordination and mechanical aptitude to confidently manipulate hand and Power saws Spray equipment ropes cranes and other tools in awkward positions and under weather conditions which often expose him to extremes of heat and cold. At fill times he must observe Safe practice precautions and be fully considerate of the valuable plants and property of both his clients and his employer. With a scientific understanding and a prudent but tenacious spirit he is adequately prepared to resolve the wide variety of conditions and problems he May meet in caring for the oldest weeping Beech in the state or mrs. Johnson a favorite Rhododendron. Crazy Guy up a tree0 when it comes to Trees and plants he is the smartest Guy in town very limited space gardens Are those you like a taking into consideration those which will give the highest return per Square foot a or the vegetables with the closest spacing per Row. Best but make sure you like what you re planting and Are not selecting Only the vegetables that will do Well and take up Little space a or you could end up with some fantastic yields a to throw away. Offer expires ,197 Gilson s got it punt that Garden you be always wanted. My is Oats Chain drive Tiller converts to a walking tractor two machines in one for the Gardener who can use both As a walking tractor you can team up with a wide Range of attachments to take on Yard and Garden chores. With greater Maneule ability than a 4-wheeled tractor with lower Cost attachments. Stores in less garage space. Converts Back to a Tiller in minutes. Quot triad s largest Lawn amp Garden equipment dealer Quot Clark farm Supply 4210 Summit ave. Pm. 6214371 parts sales service i3 i 6 we have just the size for Lawn or Garden. A big deluxe d-200 gel Tough lob done foil with 19.9 he engine smooth out Motic transmission b c-160 automatic gives you deluxe features at an affordable Price 16 he Cost Iron engine. C compact b-12 gives you the handling ease of smile lever automatic transmission 12 he engine Diamond Quality aut0m0diles inc. Wheel horse sales i service old Thomasville Road prone 882-1413 a wheel horse Lawn amp Garden tractors a a i our Lawn medic operation guarantees you grass Quaty in product in service it s still the name of the games a a i i i 3 service puns tailored to fit tour specific needs include All labor a material except Lime pro care an annual qual to maintenance program wow a compute Rego n a Ltd Pius Insler Protection top tsva8t/snf0 to or err 5,000 so. 10,000 so ft.200 Spring feb. A april granular Fertil nation pre emergent Croag pm Goose grass Foxtail controls kills no of Weed seeds n soil to prevent summer germination Broadleaf Weed c Octroi a dandelion wild Olton. Ivy plantain Eft summer Broadleaf we d control late May emergent crabgrass control of us proofing Sod web worm chinch Bug control july fall sept nov. Winter dec a Jan. Heavy balanced f erotic nation inc spec cd no it tent formulas Tor dense Shade and Sandy soil slow release nitrogen a petition Brood Teal Weed control Verona cd Oil other problem Var ties heavy nitrogen fertilisation Broadleaf Weed control Putter s Green the Cadillac of annual Lawn care 7 service visits Eulav guaranteed As Low As i i put la ii 5,000 so. Ft.175 10,000 so. Ft.350 a program to Riva Aine poorer awns or Bop the Good i Awn in ultimate Beauty it Spring 7 visits fall 2 visits a scanting a scanting a k 31 fescue a k 3 fescue or Bluegrass or Bluegrass seed no a fertilization a fertilization a Broadleaf a slow release Weed control nitrogen application a pre emergent a grit so web control gab control a Broad of Weed control summer 2 visits Winter ii visit a fungi control a heavy Rowe a infect control aerating to a grub control 4 j depth a Broadleaf a heavy nitrogen wend control fertilization a Post emergent a spot Broadleaf gab control Weed control we guarantee up to 90% grass coverage1 new lawns for destroyed or very sparse turfs in need of major renovation with fast results run grass coverage guaranteed w min 3 months j 6 Quot per in la 5,000 so. Ft.�?~250-�?~300 10,000 so. Ft.�?~500 �?~600 2 visits performed in either Spring or foil to renew problem Lawn first visit a renovation Power Slicer or de Thatcher a aerating tilling a seeding Superior Grots varieties a fertilization 4 soil nutrient Fortifiers Weed controls Liming second visit a additional seed a fertilization a Weed 4 insect control a grub proof my fungus control Arf. Mew Fig cot re put grow o pro a int id it Pic to oaf to seed j i a vent no a Lawn must have continuing care throughout the year a using the right materials in Correct amounts at the right times Lawn medic Call now a Day amp night a sunday in High Point in Greensboro 887-1511 272-5555 professionals by name Quot in Winston Salim 723-7122 see your local snapper dealer distributed in the Carolinas by Porter Brothers Shelby . No obligation. Free Tel amp Analyn by out turf Specia Lut trained for the Jab member Hambor Al Mmott. Notional mom in pit i ire i

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