High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Mar 17 1976, Page 45

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - March 17, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Rose planting hints High in Point Enterprise wednesday March 17. 1978 51. Roses Are versatile Beautiful and easy to care for they can Bloom from april to. November and Reward the Gardener with a Rainbow of different colors and a variety of sizes. A do choose a sunny spot for planting a Don t crowd too Many plants together easy Access Access to each Plant is a must. A do Plant in a Hole 18-20 inches in diameter with the Bud onion thickened portion at the top of the Root above the soil a do water roses frequently. Water should reach the full depth of the roots. A Don t be afraid of pruning it s necessary to encourage new growth trim dead leaves. Limbs and weak or damaged twigs a do Spray in the evening so that the combination of pesticide and heat won t Burn the leaves. A Don t neglect Winter Protection cover the Bud onion at Stem base with 8 inches of soil. After soil freezes place Straw or leaves on it child can learn in Garden own Lawn amp Garden equipment Garden tractors Riding mowers rotary tillers Lawn sweepers it s Quality that counts a and Gilson a got it the triads largest Lawn amp Garden equipment dealer Clark farm Supply Greensboro . 4210 Summit ave. Mph. 621-4371 a tsp a teach your child facts in of life by gardening a where do i come from daddy a used to be one of the most difficult questions for parents to answer introducing children to the wonders of reproduction was a very awkward process at Best vegetable Garden lure catching on the a lure a of the vegetable Garden is sweeping America. A recent Gallup poll indicates almost half of the families in America Are involved in vegetable gardening a with everything from a few Tomato plants set among the Flowers and shrubs to Large of almost an acre in size regardless of the size of the Garden plot the Gardener s rewards Are multiplied greatly by proper fertilizing. Many newcomers to gardening either Overlook fertilizing entirely or feel that its benefits would be marginal. The result of course is a Garden that just does t produce up to its potential experience alone however does not always impress upon Home gardeners the importance of proper feeding a common mistake among a seasoned Quot gardeners. For example is the belief that Garden compost will provide adequate Plant nutrients. Made principally from grass clippings and food wastes compost is unquestionably valuable for improving the texture of the soil it is not. However High enough in nutrients to make a significant improvement in vegetable growth. Today child psychiatrists have made the problem a lot easier by reporting that a youngster can learn a great Deal about growth and development simply by watching nature perform now. All you have to do to explain the development Cycle is to help your Little one Plant a bulb and show him exactly what s going on. As it goes on. By observing and understanding the Plant s growth children will be Able to get closer to what happens to them acquainting children with this information through gardening is usually very easy since they Are already experts in digging and playing with dirt. It s also a lot More interesting for them if they can learn first hand by touching and investigating themselves they can hold the Flower bulb in their own Little hands and feel it. Examine it. And Cut it open to see exactly whats Hap a ening then they can Plant it themselves and watch it grow to demonstrate this Flower just dig a Hole drop in the bulb and cover it with soil. Let your child do All the work since he will appreciate even More the significance of his own actions let him water the bulb immediately after planting and during dry spells. The next step is the easiest just wait for Spring. Keep in mind though that in order for the bulbs to Bloom you must Plant them in the fall. Explain to your youngster that a bulb contains the new Flower and Stem within itself just As the Mother contains the baby. The bulb already has the food Supply just As Mommy nourishes her Baba you can also define what s inside the bulb and How the a baby Plant grows. To illustrate precisely what you mean slice the bulb from lop to Bottom and observe the insides examine the a baby Plant Quot tucked snugly inside the layers of food. With a Needle life the baby Plant Quot and you can Check out the embryos Flower and leaves. Plant several bulbs so that you can explore each one in different stages of development. Your youngster will be Able to see How the Plant grows bigger and How it begins to push out of the bulb and prepares to Bloom. When the bulb finally blossoms into a Lovely and glorious Flower separate the different parts and explain their function. About the Best time to Start explaining the Cycle of reproduction and growth claim child psychologists is when your children ask if you do it too soon they won t really understand and if you wait too Long a they May be Able to teach you a few filings. Add Beauty to your Home indoors or outdoors see our Large selection of bakers7 Racks now on display their perfect for displaying your Beautiful plants indoors or outdoors on the Patio Marty different styles for you to choose from in Black or White wrought Iron am at reduced prices. Also see our very Large selection of lamps amp shades 4729 Greensboro re. Greensboro daily to to 5 30 Friday to to 9 sunday i to 5 a Lea re ii to i lamps amp shades parts Headquarters largest parts Stock in the triad parts for everything Don t waste Gas we have everything you need at one convenient location keep tut old Mower or Tiller Tou were moot to throw or we have a Complete line of Briggs and Stratton engines to fit your Model author Ted by toys 4 Stratton saying unto but a it plus we also sell. A simplicity a Homelike a gravely a Economy a and Yazoo mowers Quot now in our 36 the year77 Southern tractor Power Mower co. 4821 High Point re. A Greensboro a mile past Pilot life on right 299-5350 299-5351 sales parts amp service 9 . 6 . in Quot my to to Weed eater with the Purchase of any new Case compact tractor with the Purchase of any new Case compact tractor you will receive a Model 500 Weed eater absolutely free. A regular $89.50 value the Weed eater trims edges mows and sweeps with a flexible Nylon fishing line. Its the perfect companion for your new Case compact tractor offer expires March 31 am Garner motors 3000 North main 869-2312 parts a service a accessories a rentals at Mcneil farm Center own a Toro for Only $129.95 3.5 it i it Toro precision engineering is Losli yours at a new Low Price a ? recoil Start visit us now while supplies of this rugged Toro Mower last wind Tunnel i housing safety a Deflector bar v t h cutting height Ile adjustment Haven t you Dune w idiom to hand propelled Toro $129.95 a Toro Long enough miso. in ill i m. In mod. I Hilo Iii Kaui i mahi is ill a no Garden seeds onion sets 8-8-8 or 5-10-10 fertilizer $2 79 so la. Bag wheat Straw n.5o per Bale cabbage plants certified k-31 fescue grass seeds i to bag fruit Trees Pine Needles $2.69 per Bale Pine bark nuggets 2.29 mini nuggets 1.99 peat Moss 6 cd. Ft.7.75 4 cd. Ft.$5.75 2 cd. Ft.$3.50 50 lbs. Of Michigan poof or top ,79 40 lbs. Of potting soil $2.79 $1.49 hand tools you Choice. 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