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Protection Of Strawberries In Winter

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Uit-rc; may ba too much ut a good ihing. All vurieües of this fruit Üiat wo bave ever experitnnted iv'.th, ure bi..e;i..ed by üovuniig. ïtiay come aut in ti.e Spring e .i-lier, utid eeem to start sirouger. iiut maiiy vrhp ire not acquui'Nted uali the habits l tbo plant, Ai theru Wïtb kiudüess. Tliey piie or coarse ïiKinure. strnw, leaves, or ana .-.c.t ifooá, unul tba plants are smothored. Winiu lht plant is in its inacúve tate. tiiero is littla to pi'uvent it f rom Uüuornpuaiijg, by the act'.on of bent aud iiioi.-ji.uit), libe othör vegutubiu matttjr. Au examuialion of a planl taken trona luider a muiiure heup, wonld sl.ovv that tbb leave.s and erown fiad rotted. l'iiu slrawborry in tts utscultivatod statu grovvs among the granes, whicb, in Ihtsr duuuy, fonn all the protection Uia plaul ueeda. Nature pruvides but a ligat covering to scield it froin tha mudden changad of the -itinnsphore. ior tiiijj purposa aimost atiy uoarso litlar, pea or Lea:i vui j, eonidtalks, or Ktja-weüd, kapt in placa by polus or üi'usü, are guod enough Tboj must li . e air in n'iuter ö woll as m áiuuac:'.


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Michigan Argus