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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - October 2, 1970, Lethbridge, Alberta 110 TNI UTHIHIOOi HIXALD October Notes The Time To Plant Tulips For Spring Color Spring sunshine In Canada means and Easter Anc PLANT IN CLUMPS FOR EFFECT A double handful of fulip bulbs as shown here will give a very large flora effect in spring if planted in a clump around the evergreens in the foundation by Ottawa when the flowers the tulip is right there among the most eager harbingers ol the bulbs have to go into the ground in the from April through there can be tulips in bloom there are that many Some flower some Some are almost black theyre so purple oth ers are as delicate pink as a twilight The tulip is truly a demo cratic Probably more people enjoy tulips in the spring than any other flower all year They belong to Tulips spread a rain bow of color all over the land gardens large and through parks and along city Many Canadians associate tulips wih Holland where bil lions are grown for gardens throughout They think that tulips must always have grown there must be as old as Holland Thats not quite the In the tulips we have today are younger than the discovery of North Christopher Columbus had long discovered America when Europeans first found the flower growing wild in the Middle it was the bulb growers of Holland who devel oped the tulip into the magnifi cent garden plant it is And through their years careful hybridizing there are flowers now to suit every ones taste in the 23 classes of tulips There are striped and rnul colored Some oval flowers and others are most There are tuli that grow six inches tall others that reach a height of 3 Even a new gardener succeed with All must be remembered is tulips must be planted durii the Fall before the first re hard freeze of winter for goo root Plant t bulbs six inches deep and s inches apart then let Natu take its These nan Dutch bulbs are practical For the most attracitye gar den plant tulips clumps of twelve to twent Tulips may be planted sunny or partially shaded loc In shaded areas they wi hold their bloom a bit longe Whatever tulips you s fall is the time to pla and plant your spring garde To extend flowering plement your tulips with hy daffodils and some the little or minor bulb Then when spring bows yo can sit back and enjoy your own private flower lik the Turks did hundreds of year HOME OF THE WEEK HOMOGRAF COMPANY OF CANADA 40 JAHVIS TORONTO Please send me further details about how to obtain standard builder blueprints for Design CH805 i Or enclosed please find for which send me the new Design Book entitled Third ban and Country Homes Designed For NAME ADDRESS Here is a Split Level which could be built on a flat lot by raising the grade on one side in front of the living A lot with a slight slope would of course be more In addition to a there is also a full basement under the LivingKitchen Beside the garage normal grade level is located the an additional wash and a den or studio which could be for an ex tra bedroom if The bedroom area above the ea rage as in most vSplit completely separated from the livingkitchen Design is a combination of stone veneer and OBSCURE ORIGIN The origin of the people wo call Gypsies is bui anthropologists believe their early roots were in For a long time it was believed they Flexible Necks The unusual flexibility of a birds neck is due to the large number of vertebrae in tne All even the have but seven neck The average num ber of neck vertebrae of birds is about 14 swans have Not Born In Ireland the patron saint of was born at Banna which may have been in or in Scotland near the modern city of The saints British name is said to have been Pat rick is the English form of his Latin YOUR GARDEN By Isabella pOR enchanting fresh colo indoors in early spring there is nothing nicer than flowering Plan for a va riety and succession of and color suited to your per sonal Always purchasi top quality Prepared bulbs are those that have been a hea treatment after harvesting ant bloom earlier than pared If prepared cinths are planted around the middle of October they shouk be in around Christmas Nonprepared ones will flowei in All bulbs require good drain Place some fine gravel in the bottom of the along with some bits of charcoal t keep the soil For a sol mixture use 2 parts art leafmold or peat moss and 1 part coarse A teaspoon of superphosphate is added to each pot full of Keep the earth at least 4 of an inch be the rim of the pot to allow for proper As to the number of bulbs allowed for each that will depend on he size of the but ly you can count on three hy or three daffodils or five tulips to a 6 Hyacinths one of the easiest bulbs to force in When use com lost fiflin pot half full bulbs and then press bulbs into the Put in the rest of the mix just covering the I Keep never allowing Make Furniture For Family Room originated in the misnomer Egypt hence Egyptian If you plan to build cal Pustaseri Construction We Specialize in Custom Built Homes 7i7 8th Street Phone 3275905 AlEX PUSTASERI WHEN YOU BUY FOR A tIFETIMEINSIST ON THE BESTA PUSTASERI HOME Since basement moderniza ion seems to be one of todays most popular home improve ment we have hat many requests for recreation room f u r n i Recognizing the need and end use of a fam ily we have designed a bar that doubles as a bookcase or a hifi a table that could enhance the decor of a living or dining foyer or a wall wardrobe that could be used in any Each piece utilizes materials readily LORS on table and and framing for the robe use 1 aluminum tubing the bar uses prefinish ed hardwood Table and bar top is plastic By following stepby step di rections construction s so simplified no previous ex perience or skill is required to juild like a The table can be conslniclcd size specified or built to my size Sliding panel doors in bar provide ample storage space for whatever you want to store or keep on The wall wardrobe is a unique problem It appeals to teenagers since it simplifies hanging clothes without ooen ing or closing a Complete building instructions are offer ed in Book 661 How to Build Family Room Send in cheque or money order for Book 661 How In Build F a m I I y Room Furniture to Carpentry The Lclhbridgo Box 806 Adelaide Toronto Editors Note The Hcr nhl does not handle these blueprints and it is necessary to send requests for them to tlm above address In Please wrile the address as Copyright Toronto filar to dry out at any Pre pared hyacinths n e e d a tern perature of 50 to 55 degrees F in a dsrk Keep unde these conditions until growth at least 4 th leaves are well up and th flower stalks are just showin the container may b brought out to the light not d rect sunlight at a temperatur of degrees In a shor while the pale green color o the leaves will disappear These bulbs may also be grow on gravel in a Have th container deep enough to pro vide depth for the roots abou four to five The grow ing medium may be peat moss sand or pebbles with a littl charcoal to keep the wate Keep water just to th base of the Grow in th same way as soilplanted bulbs Tulips are another favorit and provide a rainbow of color for indoor Ther are tall and early am late They require temperature of around 40 41 degrees for good rooting The bulbs are placed close to not allowta 5 to 6 bulbs to a six or eigh inch Some of the tulip have outer Thi should be broken off to avoic uneven place flat side of bulb facing towan outside of pot to ensure more uniform growth of Kee in a dark place until the leaves are 4 to 5 inches and a well developed bud is evident After this stage bring to the Keep soil moist at all For Christmas the aper White with ts lovely is always Plant three to four weeks before time desired in a dish about four inches deep anc one big enough to hold three to our Put some fine navel on the bottom of con stand bulbs on this ani hen add more gravel to hold iiilbs in Keep water to rase of bulbs at all These will grow in full but it is ecommended they be put in a dark place until the roots lave Daffodils require en to twelve weeks to produce good root Use the amc potting mature as for hy acinths with the addition of a iltle extra When the eaves are three inches high ring to the but no a a temperature of 6055 legrues The buds should be well up and nearly fully open before moving to full light and a temperature of 70 degrees Crocus are planted October en to twelve bulbs in a 6 or nch in the same ompost as for Keep noist in a cool 45 degrecs When leaves show through bring in to the no a temperature of 6065 degrees After they reach four to five inches and buds are nearly put in a cool window not in direct V When can I bring my gladiolus bulbs in for win ter storage After the first killing frost these may be dug Any questions should be sent with stamped envelope to 3620 Centre B Calgary i SAVE GIRLS MIDI LENGTH COATS Single breasted with Peter Pan Gold button Colors of Green and Sizes 8 to Woolco Price SPECIAL SAVE TEENS MIDI COATS Quilt lined 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