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fTTTF'^^NRrA DREER PHILADELPHIAPA' ^^^RELfABLf GRASS^ CLOVERSFFPS 49 GRASS SEEDS FOR LAWN AND FIELD. Prices are f.o.b. Philadelphia, and subject to market changes. We make a specialty of grass and clover seeds, and send out only the varieties best adapted to this country. Our supplies are secured direct from the best seedproducing districts of both this country and Europe, and the seeds are of great reliability. We are in position to prep ire mixtures of grasses according to formulas furnished by customers, and also will be glad to give any information desired concerning grasses and clovers. Kentucky Blue Grass, Fancy Cleaned (Poa Pratensis). Also known as June Grass, Green Grass, etc. This is rated as the finest permanent pasture Grass. Especially suited to meadows and rich lands. It is the Grass of the famous and fertile limestone soils of Kentucky, and is no less a favorite all through the Northern States. A perfect lawn Grass. Sow 3 to 5 bushels per acre for lawn; 2 bushels to the acre for pasture. Lb., 3t) cts.; by mail, 38 cts.; bu. (II lbs.), $3.75; 100 lbs., $26.00. Canadian Blue Grass (I'm Compress,/). Also called flatstemmed poa. Flatstalked Meadow Grass; distinctly blue in color. Grows a foot or more hjcrh and yields a great weight of hay. Highly recommended for horses, cows and sheep. Thrives well on clay. Sow 30 lbs. per acre. Per lb., 25 cts.; by mail. 31 cts.; per bu. of 14 lbs., $3.00; 100 lbs., $20.00. RedTop, or Herds Grass (Agrostis vulgaris). Suitable for meadow and pasture mixtures, or for exclusive use in lawnmaking Adapts itself to any soil, but produces best results on moist, rich soils, where it grows 2 to 2i feet high. Often sown with timothy and clover, and outlasts both. Sow ™j£GS&>% 3 to 4 bushels per acre for lawns; for pasture, 1J to 3 bushels per acre. £".,;'"'\\... Lb., 20 cts.; by mail, 28 cts.; per bu. (10 lbs,), $1.60; sack of 50 lbs., ■ $7.50; 100 lbs., $14.00. RedTop Grass, Extra Recleaned Seed. Per lb., 25 cts.; by mail, 33 cts.; bu. (32 lbs.), $6.75; 100 lbs., $20.00. Orchard Grass (Dactglis Glomerata). One of the most valuable of the pasture grasses; too coarse for use in lawns. Thrives in the open sunlight and in shade places under trees. In rich soil two or three crops may be had in a season, especially under irrigation. Does not suffer from close feeding; makes a good hay. Sow 3 bushels to the acre. Lb., 25 cts,; by mail, 33 cts.; bu. (14lbs.), $3.00; 100 lbs., $20.00. English Rye Grass, or Perennial Rye (Lolium perenve). Considered invaluable for permanent pastures in all situations not too dry. Sow 60 lbs. ■ri ■■' by mail, 28 cts.; per bu. (24 lbs, to the acre. Lb., 20 cts $3.0); 100 lbs., $12.00. Italian Rye Grass (Lolium Ralieum). Valuable for pasture mixtures. o0 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 20 cts.; by mail, 28 cts.; per bu. (18 lbs.), $2.25; 100 lbs., $11.00. Kentucky Bute Gkass. Meadow Fescue ■<P«c>. Meadow Fbscuk Grass. (Festuca pratensis). English Blue Grass, or Sweet Grass. An excellent Grass for permanent pasture or hay, the foliage being highly nutritious. Sow 50 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 35 cts.; by mail, 43 cts.; bu. (22 lbs.), $6.75 cts.; 100 lbs., $3J.00. Tall Meadow Fescue (Festuca elatior). Very early and nutritive; should form a part of all pasture mixtures on wet or clay lands. Per lb., 45 cts.; by mail, 53 cts.; per bu. of 14 lbs., $5.50; 100 lbs., $38.00. Sheep's Fescue (Festuca ovina). This grass forms a large part of the pasturage of the English Downs. It produces a large quantity of short herbage, and should form a part of all mixtures for sheep pastures. 40 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 30 cts.; by mail, 38 cts.; bu. of 12 lbs., $3.00; 100 lbs., $25.00. Fineleaved Sheep's Fescue (Festuca ovina tennifolia). Thrives well on dry and sterile soils; it is well suited for lawns, etc. 30 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 45 cts.; by mail, 53 cts.; bu. of 14 lbs., $500; 100 lbs., $35.00. Hard Fescue (Festuca duriuscula). Thrives well in dry situations where many other grasses would fail. 30 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 30 cts.; by mail, 38 cts.; bu. (12 lbs), $3.00; 100 lbs., $'J5.00. Red or Creeping Fescue (Festuca rubra). Suitable for sandy soils and at seashore; forms a close turf and is valuable for Putting Greens, Lawns, etc. Lb., 35 cts., by mail, 43 cts.; bu. (14 lbs,), $4.25; 100 lbs., $30.no. Meadow Foxtail (Alopecurus pratensis). One of the best pasture grasses. .':0 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 45 cts.; by mail, 53 cis.; bu. of 7 lbs., $2.50; 100 lbs., $35.00. Roughstalked Meadow Grass (Poa tririalis). Produces an abundant crop of highlv nutritious herbage; valuable for either moist or dry soils. 30 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 40 cts.;' bymail, 48 cts.; bu. (14 lbs.),'$5,00; 100 lbs., $35.00. Grested Dogtail (Cynosurus cristatus). For pastures and lawns. 25 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 50 cts,; by mail, 58 cts.; bu. (21 lbs.); $8.50; 100 lbs., $40.00. Awnless Brome Grass (Promnsinermis). A valuable grass for light, dry soils, especially in the South and West. Will stand long droughts, and produce heavy crops where other grasses would fail. 3") to 40 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 20 cts.; by mail, 28 cts.; bu. (14 lbs.), £2.35; 100 lbs., $15.00. Bermuda Grass (Cynodon dactylon). Suited only to and is valuable in the Southern States, as it will not endure frost. Sow 8 to 10 lbs. to the acre. Per lb., 75 cts.; by mail, 83 cts.; bu. (35 lbs.), $24.50; 100 lbs., $67.50.
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Title  pg.49 
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fTTTF'^^NRrA DREER PHILADELPHIAPA' ^^^RELfABLf GRASS^ CLOVERSFFPS
49
GRASS SEEDS FOR LAWN AND FIELD.
Prices are f.o.b. Philadelphia, and subject to market changes.
We make a specialty of grass and clover seeds, and send out only the varieties best adapted to this country. Our supplies are
secured direct from the best seedproducing districts of both this country and Europe, and the seeds are of great reliability. We
are in position to prep ire mixtures of grasses according to formulas furnished by customers, and also will be glad to give any
information desired concerning grasses and clovers.
Kentucky Blue Grass, Fancy Cleaned (Poa Pratensis). Also known
as June Grass, Green Grass, etc. This is rated as the finest permanent pasture Grass. Especially suited to meadows and rich lands. It is the Grass
of the famous and fertile limestone soils of Kentucky, and is no less a favorite all through the Northern States. A perfect lawn Grass. Sow 3 to 5
bushels per acre for lawn; 2 bushels to the acre for pasture. Lb., 3t) cts.;
by mail, 38 cts.; bu. (II lbs.), $3.75; 100 lbs., $26.00.
Canadian Blue Grass (I'm Compress,/). Also called flatstemmed poa.
Flatstalked Meadow Grass; distinctly blue in color. Grows a foot or more
hjcrh and yields a great weight of hay. Highly recommended for horses,
cows and sheep. Thrives well on clay. Sow 30 lbs. per acre. Per lb., 25
cts.; by mail. 31 cts.; per bu. of 14 lbs., $3.00; 100 lbs., $20.00.
RedTop, or Herds Grass (Agrostis vulgaris). Suitable for meadow
and pasture mixtures, or for exclusive use in lawnmaking Adapts itself to
any soil, but produces best results on moist, rich soils, where it grows 2 to
2i feet high. Often sown with timothy and clover, and outlasts both. Sow ™j£GS&>%
3 to 4 bushels per acre for lawns; for pasture, 1J to 3 bushels per acre. £".,;'"'\\...
Lb., 20 cts.; by mail, 28 cts.; per bu. (10 lbs,), $1.60; sack of 50 lbs., ■
$7.50; 100 lbs., $14.00.
RedTop Grass, Extra Recleaned Seed. Per lb., 25 cts.; by mail,
33 cts.; bu. (32 lbs.), $6.75; 100 lbs., $20.00.
Orchard Grass (Dactglis Glomerata). One of the most valuable of the
pasture grasses; too coarse for use in lawns. Thrives in the open sunlight
and in shade places under trees. In rich soil two or three crops may be had
in a season, especially under irrigation. Does not suffer from close feeding;
makes a good hay. Sow 3 bushels to the acre. Lb., 25 cts,; by mail, 33
cts.; bu. (14lbs.), $3.00; 100 lbs., $20.00.
English Rye Grass, or Perennial Rye (Lolium perenve). Considered
invaluable for permanent pastures in all situations not too dry. Sow 60 lbs.
■ri ■■'
by mail, 28 cts.; per bu. (24 lbs,
to the acre. Lb., 20 cts
$3.0); 100 lbs., $12.00.
Italian Rye Grass (Lolium Ralieum). Valuable for pasture mixtures. o0 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 20 cts.; by mail, 28
cts.; per bu. (18 lbs.), $2.25; 100 lbs., $11.00.
Kentucky Bute Gkass.
Meadow Fescue
■ . Meadow Fbscuk Grass. (Festuca pratensis). English Blue Grass, or Sweet Grass. An excellent Grass for permanent pasture or hay, the foliage being highly nutritious. Sow 50 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 35 cts.; by mail, 43 cts.; bu. (22 lbs.), $6.75 cts.; 100 lbs., $3J.00. Tall Meadow Fescue (Festuca elatior). Very early and nutritive; should form a part of all pasture mixtures on wet or clay lands. Per lb., 45 cts.; by mail, 53 cts.; per bu. of 14 lbs., $5.50; 100 lbs., $38.00. Sheep's Fescue (Festuca ovina). This grass forms a large part of the pasturage of the English Downs. It produces a large quantity of short herbage, and should form a part of all mixtures for sheep pastures. 40 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 30 cts.; by mail, 38 cts.; bu. of 12 lbs., $3.00; 100 lbs., $25.00. Fineleaved Sheep's Fescue (Festuca ovina tennifolia). Thrives well on dry and sterile soils; it is well suited for lawns, etc. 30 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 45 cts.; by mail, 53 cts.; bu. of 14 lbs., $500; 100 lbs., $35.00. Hard Fescue (Festuca duriuscula). Thrives well in dry situations where many other grasses would fail. 30 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 30 cts.; by mail, 38 cts.; bu. (12 lbs), $3.00; 100 lbs., $'J5.00. Red or Creeping Fescue (Festuca rubra). Suitable for sandy soils and at seashore; forms a close turf and is valuable for Putting Greens, Lawns, etc. Lb., 35 cts., by mail, 43 cts.; bu. (14 lbs,), $4.25; 100 lbs., $30.no. Meadow Foxtail (Alopecurus pratensis). One of the best pasture grasses. .':0 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 45 cts.; by mail, 53 cis.; bu. of 7 lbs., $2.50; 100 lbs., $35.00. Roughstalked Meadow Grass (Poa tririalis). Produces an abundant crop of highlv nutritious herbage; valuable for either moist or dry soils. 30 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 40 cts.;' bymail, 48 cts.; bu. (14 lbs.),'$5,00; 100 lbs., $35.00. Grested Dogtail (Cynosurus cristatus). For pastures and lawns. 25 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 50 cts,; by mail, 58 cts.; bu. (21 lbs.); $8.50; 100 lbs., $40.00. Awnless Brome Grass (Promnsinermis). A valuable grass for light, dry soils, especially in the South and West. Will stand long droughts, and produce heavy crops where other grasses would fail. 3") to 40 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 20 cts.; by mail, 28 cts.; bu. (14 lbs.), £2.35; 100 lbs., $15.00. Bermuda Grass (Cynodon dactylon). Suited only to and is valuable in the Southern States, as it will not endure frost. Sow 8 to 10 lbs. to the acre. Per lb., 75 cts.; by mail, 83 cts.; bu. (35 lbs.), $24.50; 100 lbs., $67.50. 
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