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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 24, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta THE ItrHBRIuGE HERAID fudoy, 24, 1577 HOME OF THE WEEK v Planting Blocks new garden idea r-i: ?23-fii ft.' ''-1 TfciTTFEiX U I H C.- ml're-jut'ntly, the most distinctive house in a new suo- dui-sicm to.-L'.-i some of its gla- mor because of popularity and the person bought the first nne finds ir.iiny neighbors ''hi.s" huusc. The one? illustrated, planned for a hillside lot, falls into the distinctive category bnt, not be- ing built in a Mitxlivision, will retain distinctive quality in any neighborhood. I u 5 n ry in every detail, the design uses glass generously and effectively pro-1 rlucing, among other things, a i long glass wall overlooking the rear garden as seen in the rear of the dwelling shown. On the main level of the tri- level home a veranda extends the entire length of the kitchen and dining-living room areas. A level below is a recessed, col- umned patio extending cut into the garden. In Hie past it always seemed like quite a chore to start and grow your own tomato and flow- er plants for bedding out or potting up, but NOT now thanks to one of McKcnzie Seeds new gardening ideas. McKenzie's are introducing this spring "Planting Blocks" which are by far the easii-st method of starting your own bedding out plants. Planting Blocks come in n convenient plastic growing tray and are comprised of 16 little sections of nutrient enriched growing compounds in which the seeds have already been; I embedded. All you have (o do is add a little water and wittiin days your plants will have started 'to grow. The plants may be grown right indors in the plastic growing tray or each little sec- tion of the Planting Blocks can easily be broken off dis- turbing the roots for transplant- ing to the garden. These exciting new garden- ing packages arc available in (be following selection of popu- lar flower and tomato varieties: TOMATO BLOCK BUSH BEEFSTEAK Large, delici- ous, early fruits; TOMATO IIOMOGRAF CO. OF CAN'ADA 111 JAIIVIS ST. al KINO EAST TORONTO I, ONTARIO C J Please send me further details about how to obtain standard builder blueprints for Design S23-61 Or enclosed pleasu. find SI.00 (plus 25 cents for hand- ling and mnilingi for which send me the new Design Book entitled "Fourth and Country Homes Designed For Canadians." An additional 18- page book of duplex and multiple income home des- igns is available at 5flc tax free. U LOCK STAHFlliE Large early, bright-red fruits, excellent flasvjr; FLOWER [SLOCK AGEKATUM, BLUE MINK Large attractive fluffy powder-blue flowers on dwarf, early-flowering plants. FLOWER BLOCK Alys- SUM, CARPET OF SNOW Dwarf early flowering com- pact planl.s with .n (tense mass of pure white flowers; FLOW- ER BLOCK MARIGOLD PETITE YELLOW Dwarf, ear- ly-flowering fully-double yellow Marigolds; FLOWER BLOCK SALVIA, ST. JOHN'S FIRE Early-flowering, long lasting, brilliant reti flowers; FLOWER BLOCK SNAPDRAGON, MA- JESTIC MIXED Long brilliant colored spikes that are early to bloom and are excellent for cutting: FLOWER BLOCK I N N I A, RED BUTTONS Dwarf, early flowering fully- double red flowers. This spring be sure lo try some of those easy to start anil easy to grow Planting Blocks. You might also keep in mind that they would make an ex- cellent educational horticultural gift for any junior gardeners in your household. more mystery to traverse track MERCHANDISE ON SALE FRIDAY 6 TO 9 P.M. AND ALL DAY SATURDAY 9 A.M. TO 6 P.M. NAME ADDRESS (Leth.) Planned as a two-bedroom house, ii contains a library' with a waslirciom en suite, which could be used as a third bed- room, if desired. bath tub. The house abounds with closets. A large, natural fireplace enhances the living room. Architectually balanc- ing the bedroom wing on one The main bathroom has a end. a two-car garage is located shower stall separate from the! at the other. YOUR GARDEN By Isabella R, Young, F.R.H.S. MINIATURE VEGETABLES THOSE who are only able to allocate a small portion of their garden to vege- table growing, the mini vari- eties should be considered. There are many to chose from at least a dozen different kinds. Although they are small In size, they are giants in per- formance. They are grown and cultivated the same as Ihe larg- er vegetables except they arc spaced closer together. There is nothing that compares to the taste of vegetables, fresh from the garden. .Some can even be grown in Hie flower border, when they are pulled out the space is not too noticeable. Tomatoes, which are left In until the end of the season, arc ideal and most attractive with their red fruit. These could also be grown in pots, boxes, plant- ers and window boxes. Tiny Tim is quite dwarf with fruit about 1 inch in size, and they fruit approximately 45 days from setting out. Depending on how much fertilizer they are given, they grow 8 to 16 inches high. Small Fry received the j All-American Silver Medal in 1970 and is somewhat larger than 1 inch and is very prolific. CARROTS, with their foath Sucram Baby Carrot is like the Nantes variety, but miniature in size. Parisien is 1 to 1'i inches in size and the flavor is most delicious. BEETS are an ecomonical vegetable because you can use both the lops and bottom part. The Spinel Baby Beel grows 1 inch in size. In the CABBAGE family there is Baby Head., the ery foliage, also go well in a flower border. These are one of the most popular of all vege- tables. The tiny carrots are used p extensively in Europe in Li scattered here and there so [faTeTt ng pla es and a schori i tine eating places and a._ now enjoyed here and e 1 s e- where. Tiny Sweet is 2'i inches long and is a very early, gour- earliest of all cabbages, grow- ing to about 1'i Ibs. or as large as a good size grapefruit. They are ideal for one meal for Ihe small family. Then there is the baseball series which include Pee Wee, averaging about Hi met type cannot name implies, is and as the very sweel. Got your Made-to-Order Savings yet? Take advantage of our volume discount prices on a range of quality lubricants including world ,ynsA Motor OMsoii lo rlo. Hour months or a lillle lc'1 from Ihe lime sou plant .sceils cl flowereii dahfins doois the plants will bloom. lhals Ihe reason sou siirt thfn ejrlv, bKe talc March or Apnl. F'lanl m pels or Hals in Mcrilr: ?oil or one of Ihe ninny ing mediums on Ihe covering seeds ij inch deep :ind pressing them lo [lie mater- ial used for prose in1- er and its alcly niiiisi ami, as ihev tci- mmalc. uhidi Ihci'H do .n r. or 10 dajs, Inrn Ihe ronl.unrr daily lo iLcep thrm pliaiglit, A sunny is 3' starting Keep clear o f discharge chute at all times. Wear proper clothing no sliorts, sandals, or bare feet. Stop engine and rliscin- ncct sparkplug before making repairs. Avoid accidtnla! starting be sure mower is in neutral fairly small. Peter Pan has 15 callustodayandsave! inch vines. Mrs. p. How long dues it Irike (or marigold seeds lo germi- nate? Ans. irp. rjnnvs. N'fH-rr rr-furf a 1m) m- running rnyinn. Nm-rr up nr .sMrt ID the garage or shed, leave nmning mow- er Don't allow children Lo op- erate power mower. i five day.v Alainlain your mower in tfp rondilifin, Push, rinn't pull ytmr walk- uifiv.ci-. fie rnroful of your four nn slopes anrf wet When r-lanrlels inches Inch iliry iliouW he lo Ihe garden, if ilierc is nn longer danger of frosl, or 1C. individual pals of clay or peal if slill kepi indoors. .Select a iocalion outdoors in sun anil space IS inches aparl. 'Ifieyil mile hushes all hy themselves vvilh no "pinching" fnim yein If your snil is ni.I rich, cvcamc miillcr. nimne 11 in'" soil. .in.I he- lore >nn phni ihc respond .such Ircalnu-nl. I hcif ;itr .sr.vei.il r.t 'I he lul-rrrh l..v.r. }mclr floum'in in.my colirs. Hoiilcr JCTCK fnim plants i: lo M inchc-. high, hcgin in hloorri early rind be.ir flowers that may he. double or semi-double; in form anil show all ihc dahlia colors. liarly Bird, m ils name im- plies, is- carliesl to blossom, It a -selcclinn faun The [Jnuin strain, ihns hloi.nu will be itniihlc anil -.crui-ilouble in a full of colors tin plinu a tiicic fool PRINTED POLYESTER WARP KNIT MATERIAL 45" wids Completely YARD LAMONT BLANKETS proof -Washabla PEAT MOSS -1 tu. ft. bale -for garden! and flower beds Reg. 2.96 EACH MISSES' mn TOPS GILLETTE TRAC II RAZOR AND BLADES ihaving system -5 Iwin blude cartridges EACH DANDELION RAKE -Perfect foe lawn cleanup ELEPHANT BRAND -SO-llj. bog -16-20-0 Ideal Iciwn fertilizer EACH Ucalcd In Zclle.'i Shopping Ccnlre On Mayor Mngralh Drive. Open Daily 9 a.m. lo 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Telephone 328-817) I ;