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About The Oregon statesman. (Salem, Or.) 1916-1980 | View Entire Issue (May 15, 1932)
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MEET E TO BE
Delegates From Salem to
. - Attend Convention of
Th Oregon-Federation of Gar
den slabs will convene In Albany
May F SO and 21' for the annual
statu convention." Tne federation
was the meat of Salem tor last
Delegates from the Salem Gar?
den elub include - Miss . Edith
Sehryrer, president of the club.
Mrs. ; Myron Van Eaton and Mrs.
E. 1C. HotfnelL. . t
Registration will begin at 1
o'clock and this will b followed
by a business meeting Friday at
tornoon. The most important part
of the business will be the elec
tion of officers which occurs bi
ennially and therefore attracts
A no-host dinner will be serv
ed Friday night in the First
Methodist church. Mrs. Florence
HnlmM florV a will vln y ail-
dress at the open meetln Friday
nlght at 8 o'clock following the
At this time Hiss Edith Schry-
ver, president ot me aaiem u&r-
den club, will talk on flower ar-
rne.m(xn ni H.nftn.tt.
Prof. M. E. Peck, also of the
Salem Garden club, will give an
Illustrated slide lecture of Euro
Saturday morning the business .
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WITSU. IU9 (UUUWU OIIUIUH
W"l be devoted to tours through
Alu u J aiuouo
: BE DONE CHEAPLY
It has been ' many years since
landscape Improvements could be
imdft an PcnnnmlcftlW aji thev fan
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lions ueen more iavoraDie ior iae
develooment of a modern outdoor
livln room the addition of a
water garden rockery flower- j
lng hedge windbreak 'the rear-1
iKUKOUicuv ui luuuuauuu yKaut1 i
lne evergreen and shr'uhberr
groups and flower borders. In
fact, this spring is your golden
mum returns from an investment
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opportunity to realize the max!
In planting, whether large or
small, for the best varieties of
trees, shrubs evergreens, roses
and bther flowers may be secured
in rood sizes at extremelv mod-1
erate prices. I
There never has been any!
measurably to the value of prop-
orty, makes the home more invit-
tag, more livable. Increases Its at-
tractiveness and salability. Plant-1
tag done this year will yield these I
satisfying returns in an even
greater degree. Present lndlca-
tlons are that In two years reaijin bulbs tulips, daffodils, hya
osute values win do greatly in-
creased, and this year's Invest-
ment in plants will then be worth,
many times Its value to the prop-
Right now in thousands . of j
hemes, plans are being made to
onvert old-fashioned "back I
yards' Into modern outdoor liv-
ing rooms. For the outdoor liv -
ing room, with its -Messlags- of
fresh air. sunshine And flowers is 1
the distinguishing mark of the
Nobody Wants to plant an oak
they seem i so slow growing.
Plant some anyway. Others will
benefit as you have.
Gaillardia One of Notably
Handsome Flowers; Ought
To be More Widely Planted
By NETTIE REEVES
One of the handsome flowers is
the Gaillardia. is of a very bright
color, and really should be seen
in more of our gardens; Like so
many of our plants, It Is nam ad
for a man. In this case a French
patron of botany, Mons. Galllard.
As with larkspurs, lupines, pop
pies, and many other kinds of
plants there are both annual and
perennial -varieties... The blossoms
are daisy-like in form, and the
colors are reds and yellows; The
annuals are generally red and
very double, similar to carnations.
The perennials are single and
some varieties have tubular flow
erets bordering . to the edgesj
. The plants grow about two feet
- high and bloom from early sum
mer "until late fall, . oven . after
quite a hard frost They produce
long-stemmed -flowers-which are
tine ; for cutting and that will
Tteep fresh for -several days in
jrater." . : -h .." -; y ... '
Gaillardlas prefer full sunlight
had a porous well-drained soil.
Seeds should bexown early In the
orlnr where they are to-remain
The . young plants' being; thinned
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HOMES ARE LIKE
Careful hand work and atten-
tlon to details play an Important
part in the appearance of this low
L i7 ' a lu .T
dominant interspersed with stone.
and above the entrance door is
overlapped hand adzed siding.
This same siding extend around
over the main gable end up to
the bird house.
natural finish or antiqued grayjbe
The roof Is variegated gray-black
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Spring Weather Produces
Urge to Get Outdoors and
Enjoy Seeing Things Grow
The warm air, the return of the I charming perennials which are a
birds and the garden's change of
.tatitiM. itin 4nll or 1 n t r v I
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green of fresh new growth, in-
spires the making of plans for
beautiful outdoor surroundings,
Every really successful garden
a n1 an & nlan that
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represents not only the placing of
a certain numoer or plants ana
. a M a a I
features, but one that arouses re
newed enthusiasm each year as us
fulfillment creates an Inviting and
beautiful outdoor liTing room
It is vastly more interesting to
learn about the characteristics of
favorite flowers by studying them
in the garden than to oe told
about them. The most desirable
feature aDout nower pianungg 10
is to provide for a continuous dls-
play or bloom rrom eariy spring
until the killing irosts 01 auiumn,
Anion the first of spring
blooms are the delightful snow-
drop and crocus, quickly followed
by other bright and showy flower-
clnths and jonquils.
After the bulbs come one of the
most dependable and exquisite of
border plants, the beautiful iris.
By including some of each of the
different kinds. Siberia! Spanish,
German and Japanese, the period
of Iris bloom' is lengthened Into
early summer. And, of course, no
garden wonld.be complete without
tthe peony, th rose's only rival in
loveliness and fragrance. There
fare new and improved varieties
of both iris and peonies being in
troduced every year which are
worth while planting and becom
ing acquainted with
Then as soon as the weather
becomes warm there are numerous
out to stand about a foot apart.
They - are very easily raised,- the
seed 'germinating in seven or
eight day; j-
The perennial clumps should
be - divided every three years to
insure good i bloom. Rooted cut
ting set out fn the spring give the
most " depend sole bloom and this
Is perhaps the very best way to
oulekly nropogate them.
Gaillardlas will, thrive and
bloom in the hottest weather,
oven when not watered. After
heavy frosts they need a slight
covering to protect them during
the winter. They are handsome
flowers In the-, hardy border and
on the wholethe perennial ' var
iety is the better one to raise.
Lime dug into the ground around
them, is also, beneficiau .
VIBBERT & TODD
Motor Rewinding1 Repairing,
Installing Radio Supplies,
.:- Contracting; Motors
Phono 14d -r 40S State St.
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wall should be of well-toned dark
and light bricks. This wall should
be well groomed with planting
The interior has a large living
room, dining room and kitchen,
and upstairs are four bedrooms
and two baths.
Approximate cost of construc
tion is from 110,000 to $12,000.
depending upon local conditions
prevailing labor and material
markets and the owner's choice
of materials. The house should
located on a lot at least 75x
100 or ISO feet, and placed at
least 30 feet back from the side
hoy to know dlanthus, bleeding
heart fnrret.ma.nn( iwwt ib-I1
Hum maftansta an tiiuhIm U Va. 1
followed by poppies, columbine,
pyrethrum and thalictrum and 1
For color and magnificence in J
June there are three ontstaodine I
favorites that are among the arls-
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tocrats of the garden rose, the
queen of flowers, the stately del
phinium .and the fragrant regal
illy. Lilies and delphiniums are a
charming picture when planted to
Gladioli offer a wide selection
of colors and types for. cut flow
ers In summer, and the many col-
all Bummer long. Last of the flow-l
er parade are the dahlias, glorious!
nd tna Prkling colors of
The first-robin, the first warm
wind, your first glimpse of- a cro
cus bloom, and you will be all
eagerness to be at work la the
garden. But in your enthusiasm
to add new plants and rearrange
established plantings, don't forget
that planting done hurriedly with
out regard for a definite plan will
very likely have to be altered or
completely changed another year.
Avoid these- unnecessary altera
tions by first making a plan of the
planting you wish to do .-this
Used in Garden
MONMOUTH, May 14 Miss
Cora Smith of Monmouth does a
large part of her garden work
with a spade which has been con
tinuously In use in her -family for
47 years. The blade is approxi
mately TH by 11 Inches, and worn
much shorter on the left side. The
original handle is la excellent
A new surface coat will not re-
pair a broken or worn out pave
ment. Neither will sodding bring
about luxuriant turf when the
soil and conditions beneath are
Why not get a few houses
where the birds can nestt A bath
for the birds will give even more !
pleasure to you thaa to them.
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AJ liays heard of our
' expertnesiu You need
to. know us as " you
. may be In need of our
' services at any time.'
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Third Annual Event to be
June 4 ' and 5; Tents
To be Provided
Plans for the- third annual Wil
lamette Valley Flower show te be
given in Salem Jane 4 and t are
being pushed rapidly forward by
the committee and from all re
ports this will be the largest and
most spectacular show yet to be
presented In Salem.
It will be an outdoor event and
Is planned for WlUson park. Most
of It will be under tents, these to
be obtained through Edward
Browning of the Browning
Amusement company. Planj In,
elude ono largo tent and smaller
tents In addition to outdoor ex
Programs of Interest to add to
the value of the exhibits will bo
given of lectures oa special sub
ject of floral culture and there
will bo other offerings arranged
xor it is anticipated by members
of the committee on arrangements
or which Mrs. Walter H. Smith Is
neral chairman. 1
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chairmen of committees Include
Chester Cox, Ernest Infer, and
Miss Edith Schrrver. executive
iieuy; ansa KiizaDein Lora, stag-i;r.
mg; Dr. Henry Morris, finsnce;
Mrs. L. H. McMahan, chairman on
committee to secure Judges; Mrs.
W. E. Anderson, garden clubs
committee: and J. H. Baxter, in
charge of commercial growers;
Mrs. w. W. Rosebrauzh. Mrs. B.
M. Hoffnell, Mrs. Elgin. Mrs. W.
D- Clarke. Mrs. Myron Van Eaton
In charge of entries." I
Ono feature of Interest is balar
planned and that is a "cnrioaltv
shop- of flowers. In this exhibit
wiU bo found queer, rare, unuAu
uany beautiful, and freak flow-
ers ana Dlants of & man
criptlons as can be gathered.
inaicauons point that there
will be exhibits from as far north
as Portland nii fa ..I
Eugene. Much greater xeneral
Vallev IntArAat Kaln. nn..4 1
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from the committee at work than tne ,pac wner " Iormer ttMIWe have our native purple pent-
any year past.
The time of the show is Just I DI P the row ana worn n
right to allow for a splendid so-j down so that the soil Is very fine.
lection of flowers from which tnlA little sand and a little peat
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j ehooso exhibits, and as garden
clubs, commercial rrowers and
amateur growers will all be rep -
resented there should h 1 hn. I
urul exhibition Df flnwAr. iaa I
and shrubs. I
Classiflcatlan li.ta .nA
grams will be found at the desk I
of Chester Cox at Ladd and Bush
IS BEHIND ORDERS
SEATTLB. A total of Sll
mills reporting to the West Coast
Lumbermen's association for the
week ending May 7 operated at
24.0 per cent of capacity, as com
pared to 25.0 per cent of capacity
for the previous week and 45.1
per cent for the same week last
year. During the wek;l2 of
these plants were reported as
down and 120 as operating.
Current new business of 211
identical mills -was 1.1 -per cent
over production. This group re
ported production slightly less
thaa the previous .week. Ship
ments for the week were 4.6 per
cent over production.
Inventories, as reported by 144
mills declined 5,000,000. feet from
the week ending April .30 and
are 18.0 per. cent less than at
this time last year.
ww mi m m m 11 .a am a m m
unxuiea eraera aeciinea ,tir
000 feet from the previous week.
New export business received dur -
ing the week was 1,029,000 feet
than the volume reported
LADD & BUSH,
Commercial and Savings Department
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By LltXHI I MADSEN
Just recently I heard a garden-
er make "n rather Interesting re-
mirk end., tone waiea I Imagine
truth, ta It. The six weeks old. This, however. Is
gardener who not necessary. The plants will be
gave me the la- ready to transplant Into the par
formation r - onnlal border late la August or
celred his gar- la September.
den knowledge Before - choosing the seeds, a
i nd P1" should , bo worked out so
later with soma that one does not get Just mix-
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remark was In
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tuestioa of mine 1
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mmlM haft akOa.au. I I
w uvo m. nail ivvntt 1
in rn wnrlr ! tka'rruui rtaatl01Aa I
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raraens that fertilisers J
mm. fmm .m. 'Zi 17""
us by nature are the most effec
tlv. Tak. hlAadm-al r hnam.1
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are some very expensive chemical
fertilisers oa the market pr
the; are good. Ho aoTdUs. ?raUrely rapldly and
s:r ;s iXdJaSrihi". l t " r."-
al fertilisers every bit as good
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market. Some of them are Tery I
good yes but for myself I like
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t",1"' SO,S mtlai btt3rlng
me oesi nmm 10 start me peren-
niai eaa. 70a bt iu.
seea Dea, very weu. usuauy i
m . ,a row of 1 Te??"
uw Srden. Someone recently
remarked to mo tnat 1 seemea to
Pu' m7 of m7 Qowers In the
TeeU.Dl nt I couldnt
Ppssibly have much room for yeg-
. m wi i
bbctokb on nam r wuui5i
"p" D".iner, w
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Perennial garden by way of get-
ting even. Anyway the best radian
8ea8 .u OTer ltt "'"cient time
tO plant One S Perennial SeOOS la
m0M mixed Into the soil will
usually prove beneficial 11 your
a mm alia nAS IkaMiariAl I
s'ra)B tB ely Bort- Thojand somewhat a snapdragon and
soli should be sifted over the yet different from .either. It
seeas 10 twice meirN uiameier.
Press the soil firmly with a board
after sowing. I have seen growers
coTr their seed beds with bur -
IaD nd watr througn tais. Atjsuyton Ust autumn. They grow
for the previous week. New do-
mestlo cargo orders were i.iei.-
031.008 ifojt, .while the trado
decreased 1..00.000 from the pre-
STATTON Work Is progress
ing oa the new sunkea garden put
In at Ooode's floral gardens. A
large part of the rock has been
hauled and placed as a founda
tion for the terrace. The garden
will be approximately 40x80 feet
and will combine a formal garden
with aa additional rocky nook.
Don. son of Mr. and Mrs.
Goods, plans to copy the rockery
as near as possible from a partic
ular spot he has often visited.
There will be a cave, water tall
and other attractive features.
There is a deal of work con
nected with this new venture, but
l the Ooodes feel they will be well
I repaid for their efforts la the
beauty of the finished project.
on sn en
tthe and of It davs the seeds, for
the most part, are up. and them
the - eoverlag - should fee removed
and a shade put wale should
I1"1" 01 overyinxng one takes a
fancy to. A perennial border can
be a very unattractive spot it sut-
"clent care has not beea used
in ehontir with 1.
'vf1!' Bttt u 1 fine fun to add some
I think. helthin ...ki.. .i
row friends-do not have.
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aafBl fn K-
i the nerennlal Ibabvhniai list .
perennial baby t
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TL PlCUlaU U a lovely
variety aad comes In both the
lagl- "d double sorts. The seed
la expensive, germinates com
of . from two to three feet and
blossoms throughout Jane and
July. It Is unsurpassable for bou
Ton Cats BOW Jt AT Tiroi whltoh
PWnium seed that U said to come
woiuteiy true. White delphlnl-
Ium" T ioveiy aaaiuon to the
perennial border. The St. Brigld
lc and white. The Siberian
wallflower has como Into great
popularity in7 past few
years. It Is a bright orange-color-
ed noiirer "d "Plendid for rock
gardens or the ordinary peren
nlat border. Am m. ml. (ha sika
i. wallflower will rmw iKn.r
t Bii hih Tv.nsi. ..nn
are also interesting. The wall-
flower, come in many lovelv
,hdes. althouxh one nnallT im
th9m oniy i arm of T(ki.
M0Wi But ron 8ecnr. tnem la
a dark rQBT red a crlmson
em in a purple.
. narennial which t think
,ee ntlroly too UtUo of is the
pentstemon. Most varieties bloom
from early summer untU frost,
I ThAr m m ar man t.h.m..
of th peB.temon that some of
I (ham An nAt InnV ... r.l.ft
I stemon which does very well when
i cultivated, growing to a height
J of around It-Inches. One of the
(best nenstemons is the Sensation.
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a giant gloxlna-flowered type re-
1 gambling somewhat a foxglove
1 ranees in color from Dink to aear-
I let and maroon. Some of the love-
Miest of them that I have seen
1 were la the Goode gardens near
reaauy irom seea ana tne seea
expensive. Tne isxceisior is
ewrti inety wmcn varies
But thare'To fine
Pennlal. and one should choose
the aort, whleb work m DMt with
hto cardeB u otherwise there
would be no personality la the
garden and a gardea without per
sonality lacks Interest.
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IIME EXTEIiBS TO
JILL OF PROPERTY
Failing to Develop Entire
Lot is Wasteful In
No longer does a home owner
make actaal use of only that part
of his home grounds on which his
house stands. That modern homo
embraces the entire lot. and as
signs to every square foot of sur
face a function, useful or orna
mental. The owner who neglects to de
velop his grounds oa this prla
ciple not only limits his own en
joyment of a property which has
cost him plenty bat lessens its
resale value. Complete planting,
according to a modern plan, may
require more outlay than he cares
to make In one year but It Is
easily possible to spread the ex
penditure over several years oa a
Gardens de not depreciate with
years as buildings do. With In
telligent care they grow more val
uable, and newer plantings Quick
ly mature Into perfect harmony
with the old.
No planting can be done until
the grounds are graded and the
walks established. And there
must be a definite visualisation
of the ultimate effect. This means
a plan. In the mind or on paper.
and It is safer on paper
Think out the successive steps
to be taken according to the
amount which can be expended
each year. Mark out shrub and
flower beds and borders, and see
that they have good soil to
proper depth, then plan the lo
cation of trees.
Trees aad foundation Planting
may well be planted the first Tear,
The trees need time to grow, and
the foundation planting will help
the house to fit into Its new sur
roundings. The lawn should be
seeded and annuals sown the first
The second year may be plant
ed the shrubbery masses which
are to screen objectionable views.
and put in the evergreens and
other accent plants. Then shrub
bery backgrounds for the borders
may be planted, and in front of
them perennials for the per
manent garden picture. Later the
architectural features can be add
ed as the final touch to the gar
Such a budget program can be
found full of Interest. As the
C op eland9 s Sale of Pants Continues!
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Whoa you begin 'to garden.
have a definite object la view.
Make a comprehensive plan -or
Soften straight lines aad sharp.
angles where possible. Graceful
curves are more pleasing to the
Leave the center of lawn unob
structed, planting the borders
with masses of shrubs and trees,
Background aad sky line
features not half appreciated.
Give a proper settlag. a cottage
will often bo more attractive
thaa a poorly set mansion. Plant
heavily be kind aad to the rear
sides of your home If oa a big
Por the foundation remember
always height In the corners.
Immediately la front of pillars
and at the bare wan spaces. Un
der the windows low or medism
Sharpen tools to prevent dull
planting develops there may bo
acquired a new conception of the
complete development, perhaps.
and desire to make changes, per
haps additions to the plan. Do
not hesitate to do so, for a gar
den is a growing thing.
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