National Geographic : 1915 Oct
CAN YOU THINK OF ANY HARDER TEST FOR WOOD THAN GREENHOUSE USE? You know ordinary wood in greenhouses lasts not over 4 years. Zero on one side, hot humidity on the other, constant contact with wet rich earth and com post, constant sprinkling and sweating, all combine in an invitation to hurry up androt. NEXT TO THE GROWTH OF THE PLANTS THEMSELVES THE BUSIEST THING IN A GREENHOUSE is the decay-tendency of the wood it is mostly made of. THOSE WHO MAKE GREENHOUSES A BUSINESS "TH 7 E Woo E ER NAL"1 One of the largest greenhouse manufacturers, J. C. Moninger Co., Chicago, says: "We first began using Cypress exclusively for greenhouse construction in 1885, using it previously in conjunction with pine. The greenhouses then built with Cypress are being used today] by their owners and the wood is found perfectly preserved andfree of any decay or rot. " Figure it out yourself. s^W^~ o- k- - WRITE TODAY for VOLUME 3 of the CYPRESS POCKET LIBRARY, WITH 20 PAGES of Valuable Guidance for Amateur Greenhouse Folks. (Sent PROMPTLY and no charge.) "WOOD THAT WILL STAND THE GREENHOUSE TEST WILL STAND ANYTHING," SO INSIST ON CYPRESS FOR EVERYTHING. When planning new improvements or repairs to old ones,just rememher- " ith CYPRESS you BUILD IBT OV'tI " Let our "ALL-ROUND HELPS DEPARTMENT" help YOU. Our entire resources are at your service with Reliable Counsel. SOUTHERN CYPRESS MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATION 1224 HIBERNIA BANK BUILDING, NEW ORLEANS, LA., or 1224 HEARD NATIONAL BANK BUILDING, JACKSONVILLE, FLA. INSIST ON CYPRESS AT YOUR LUMBER DEALER'S. IF HE HASN'T IT. LET US KNOlV IMMEDIATELY "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."