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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - August 24, 1973, Lethbridge, Alberta Protecting evergreens The evergreens you planted in the spring should be protected from winter winds. A quick and simple msthod is to hammer four stakes into the taking care not damage the and surround them with a length of burlap. Nail or staple the biHap to the stakes. This cover- ing will prevent dehydration of needles or leaves. With broad leaved evergreens additional protection can be provided by covering with oak leaves. outnumber people 309 Some of the most imagina- tive cooks in the uorld live on the Falkland Islands. They can prepare minute varieties of Iamb or matton. Known locally as the the meat is eaten almost every day of the year. Sheep outnumber people 300 to 1 on Britain's bleak colo- ny in the South Atlantic. Ski expert The inventor of the technique in downhill ski- ing as well as the ski cable the and climbing wax was Georg Bel- a Hungarian colonel who lived about the turn of the cen- tury. YOUR GARDEN By Isabelle R. F.R.H.S. GERANIUM CUTTINGS One of the most showy and popular plants in the planters and window boxes for apartments and office buildings is the or more cor- rectly Pelargonium. They are very easy to bloom- ings all summer and require very little care. For those who want to take this is about the time to do be- fore v.e get a heavy for once this the stems tend to become woody and are then more difficult to root. Ideal cuttings are about four inches taken from shoots preferably that have not flower- and from the healthiest anc most vigorous specimens Some people think that if a cutting really they will start off with a larger but usual- ly slips that are overly long are more suscentible to wilting. Use a sharp knife vvhen taking cut- making the cut just be- low a rode or joint Do nol strip too many leaves off as it is in the leaves where the sub- stance for rooting is manufac- tured. Just remove the lower HOME OF THE WEEK DESIGN H4-1MO LOWER 900 Sq. Ff. DESIGN H4-1640 Increasing popularity of ski- Ing and snowmobiling is re- flected in the number of fami- lies who build or buy their own pear round retreat. The chalet in the ski country a taking its place in the scheme of things in much the same way as the summer cot- i tage in the lake areas How- j both functions can be combined depending upon what an area has to offer. The so- cial centre of this four-bedroom dvalet Us living-dining area 29 feet by 12 feet uid feature centrally located fireplace. Four windows pro- ride ample light and a wide- ranging view of the country- side. There is 6rc bedroom on he ground and a I Home-O-Graph Home Planning Service I IA DUIC CT TnBAUTn StviT A 40 JARVIS ONTARIO M5C 2H1 I enclose each 25 cents for handling and for two new books Design for Cana- Book 1 presents designs for homes op to 1600 sq. ft. for 1 storey and split 1850 sq. ft. for one and one half and 2 storey. I Book 2 includes larger homes and vacation homes. Also avdi'able is an 18 page book of duplex multiple home designs ot 50 cents. Pleaso send an order form so that I may order builder's plans fcr the design shown above. NAME ADDRESS .................................ITIJ'WT I wide and equipped bifold ance. The layout also includes more doors. a laundry-ski and galley- second full Situated unobstrusively at the type kitchen. on the second floor. All the garage takes nothing A S mu In. A. At- 1 i_ 1973. as well as the stipules growth at the base of leaf stalks or at a stem as these could rot when the cut- ting is rooting. There have been both with regard to let ting plants wilt for s e v e r a hours after severance so the ends may callus at the cut Many expe-t geranium growers say as turgid cuttings roo quicker. Although I have hat results both I prefer to ioot them immediately they are cut in just plain water. Some people fill the jar almost to the top with but I have hac nearly 100 per cent success with just putting about an inch a half of waiter in the bottom of the container. There are oth- er methods such as inserting them in or vermicuhte or half and half of each. Some fuk the sand quite reliable. This should not be kept too wet. you have a method that gives you satisfaction then stay with it. Some cuttings will root in about ten but on the most take longer. As soon as roots have devel- pot up into three indi pots using three parts of one part peat one part sharp sand and one part of well-rotted plus a inch pot of bonemeal for each bushel of mixture To prevent blackening and rosijng at the of the keep the plants on the dry especially during the winter months. In about two months move the plants into 5 inch pots and from now on give all the light possible and keep in a rather cool temperature of around 60 degrees during the day and 45 degrees at with good ventilation. Feed a complete fertilizer once a month. If the plant gets pinch out the top of the plant to induce bushier but do not do this after about the be- ginning of February or some of the flowering shoots may be de- stroyed. If you want to growing some of the Care- or others from seed. Some of them bloom in five months but the Carefree series take longer so should be sown around the mid- dle of January. These are a very vigorous type of plant with large blooms. They origin- ated in the United States and were grown under ideal xmditions so for our conditions planting dates had to be changed to suit our climate. By starting them early you can ob- -ain wonderful results The flowers seem a little small at 'irst but as the summer pro- gresses they become quite a size and very showy. Best ger- mination is to be had at soil temperature of 70 to 80 which means an air tempera- ture of nearly 90 Heating pads or cables have been used with jood success. All questions should be sent with self addressed- envelope to Mrs. I. R. 3G20 Centre B. St. Calgary 43. Hue to number of letters asking more than one question it is requested In future enquiries submitted each time as it Is that only ONE question be impossible for Mrs. Young to reply to all correspondence and do her practical garden- Come to Safeway for your favorite brands I COFFEE FINE OR ELEC. PERC. GRIND VAC PAK TASTE TELLS tidbits 14 fl. oz. tin tropical fruit punch 48 oz. tin LUCERNE 16-oz. net wt. jar TOWN Canada Fancy Asst. new pack...... 14 fl. oz. tin TRULY FINE 5 colors to mix or match. Pkg. of ply TISSUE SNOW STRAWBERRY SPECIAL CARNE TASTE TELLS Hot or Mild 14-oz. net wt. tin ALBERTA FINE GRANULATED Paper bag CREAM PIES BEL AIR 5 flavours S Mf 14-oz. net wt. size for CHIPS NALLEYS TRI PAK Jj net wt. pkg. am for MARGARINE PARCHMENT WRAPPED 1-Ib. pkg. for I .00 FOWL TASTEE CUT UP FROZEN Ib. CANADA GRADE A BEEF.......Ib. SLICED 'POPULAR BRANDS 1-lb. vacuum packed pkg. ROAST STEAK BACON BANANAS POTATOES r -149 GOLDEN BEST QUALITY 61 .00 ALBERTA CAN. NO. 1 NEW PRICES EFFECTIVE in Lethb ridge August 1973 We Reserve the Right to Limit Quantities ;