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A Practical Treastise on the Growth of the Melon: or How To Grow Melons

ISBN: 9781541240674
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: 2016-12-20
Number of pages: 120
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This special re-print edition of John Duncan's book “A Practical Treatise on the Growth of Melons” covers the basics of how to grow cucumbers. Written in England in 1837, included is a complete guide to raising muskmelons the old fashioned way. Also included are insights into some heirloom melon varieties that were popular in the early 19th century such as Franklyn's Green Flesh, Bailey's Green Flesh, Keising Melons, Large Germek and others. Chapters include Raising Plants, Making the Fruiting Bed, Watering the Plants, Insect Pests and Diseases and more. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.

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