National Geographic : 1932 May
Garden Full of Dahlias Spa orc s tdc sive to simple garden culture as Jane our Modern Dahlia. This year, instead of a collection of unnamed varieties which we have been offering for a number of years, we are making a Special Offer of 10 Distinct Exhibition Dahlias for $3.75 -one tuber each of the following, separately labelled, which if bought individually would cost $7.50. Sold in collectionsonly. Ambassador-A soft yellow, with Jersey's Beauty-The finest true salmon, amber and pink shadings. pink Decorative Dahlia. Ellinor Vanderveer--Large Marmion--A beautiful golden blooms of satiny rose-pink, yellow, with bronze suffusion. Francis Larocco-One of the fin- Mrs. I. deVer Warner--A re est pure yellow Decorative Dahlias. fined, deep mauve-pink. Jane Cowl-Deep, massive Sagamore-A light apricot-buff, blooms of bronzybuff and old-gold, shaded orange-buff toward center. Jersey's Beacon- Chinese-scar- Treasure Island-A bright apri let, paler on the reverse, cot, with rose suffusion. OrderYour Tubers Now and plant after the middle of May or when all danger of frost is past. Culturalinstructions in each package. 132-138 Church St., New York Branch Stores in - White Plains, N. Y. - Stamford, Conn. Newark, N. J. - Englewood, N. J. - Hempstead, L. I. Mowing time . . . is Playtime with the The New SIMPLEX $150 c Taco b"cn_ POWER MOWERS Any 10-year old boy can handle the new Jacobsen, 20-inch, Simplex Power Mower. It isn't a motorized "hand" mower, but a complete power cutting ma chine, very simple mechanically, yet embodying the same fool proof features of expensive mow ers, including Many Improvements -s u ch as bevel-gear differential for easy handling in close quarters -Twin Disc Clutch, positive and trouble-proof - safety clutch on cutting unit, also a pow erful, easy-starting motor, mechanically simple, clean and easy handling as a vac uum cleaner. A Simplex will reduce mowing time from hours to minutes-and without fatigue. Send for descriptive literature. JACOBSEN MFG. COMPANY 749 Washington Ave., Racine, Wis. J ACOBS EN BUILT TO SAVE RUNNING EXPENSE Rough Joe-Pye-Weed or Blooming Sally? To this young gentleman any blossom is a "pretty flower." Older persons who wish to distinguish varieties and to name the principal flowers that grow in Fields and woods will Find constant use for THE BOOK OF WILD FLOWERS Illustrated in color and fully described are 250 flowers and grasses with 114 family "biographies." An introductory chapter by Dr. William J. Showalter on plant life and a chapter by Dr. Gilbert Grosvenor on State Flowers offer fascinating reading. 243 pages, 10x7 inches. Embossed Mol loy-made Binding. Postpaid in U. S . and Canada, $4.00 For mailing abroad, add 25 cents NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY Dept. C WASHINGTON, D. C. "Mention the Geographic-It identifies you."