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HEHRTA DREER ■PtllLADELPIIIAf'A HfRHIABlEGRASS* CLOVER SEEDsQIfl 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 art secured direct from the best seedproducing districts of both this countrv and Europe, and the seeds are of great reliability We are in position to prepare mixtures of grasses according to formulas furnished by customers, and also will be glad to give an, 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 pas lure Grass. Especially suited to meadows and rich lands. It is the Grass of the famous and fertile limestone soils of Kentuckv, anel is no less a faveir ite 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., 40 cts • by mail, 48 cts.; bu. (14 lbs.), $5.25; 100 lbs., $35.00. Canadian Blue Grass (Poa Compressa). Also called flatstemmed poa. Flatstalked Meadow Grass; distinctly blue in color. Grows a foot or more high 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., 30 cts.; by mail, 38 cts.; per bu. of 14 lbs., $400; 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 2} feet high. Often sown with timothy and clover, and outlasts both. Sow 3 to 4 bushels per acre for lawns; for pasture, 1} to 3 bushels per acre. Lb., 20 cts.; by mail, 28 cts.; per bu. (10 lbs), $1.75; sack of 50 lbs, $8.00; 100 lbs., $15.00. Redtop Grass, Extra Recleaned Seed. Per lb., 30 cts.; by mail 38 cts.; bu. (oJlbs.), $8.50; 100 lbs, $25 00. Orchard Grass (Ductylis Glomerata). One of the most valuable of the pasture grasses; too coarse for use in lawns. Thrives in the open sunlight and in shady 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., 30 cts.; by mail, 38 cts.; bu. (14 lbsl), $3.75; 100 lbs., $25.00. English Rye Grass, or Perennial Rye (Lolium perenne). Considered invaluable for permanent pastures in all situations not too dry. Sow 00 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 20cts.; by mail, 28 cts.; perbu. (24 lbs.), $3.00; 100 lbs., $12.00. Italian Rye Grass (Lolium Italieum). Valuable for pasture mixtures. 50 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 20 cts.; by mail, 28 cts.; per bu. (18 lbs.), $2.50; 100 lbs., $12.00. Kksttcky Blue Grass. »*S Meadow Fescue (Festuca pratensis). English Blue Grass, or Sweet Grass. An excellent Grass for permanent pastute tir hay, the foliage being highly nutritious. Sow 50 lbs. to the acre. Lb.; 40 cts.; by mail, 48 cts.; l.u. (22 lbs.), $7.75; 100 lbs., $34..00: Tall rieadOW Fescue. (Festuca ciatioc). 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., $5.75; 100 lbs., $40.00. Sheep's Fescue (Festuca ovina). This Grass forms a large part of the pasturage of the English Downs. It produces a large quantity of shent herbage, and should forma part of all mixtures for sheep pastures. 40 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 30 cts.; by mail, 38 cts.; bu. of 12 lbs., $3.25; 100 lbs., $2,5.00. Fineleaved Sheep's Fescue (Festuca ovina teuuifolia). Thrives well e>n dry and sterile soils; it is well suited for lawns, etc. 80 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 45 cts.;4by mail, 53 cts.; bu. of 14 lbs., $5.25; 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.; bymail, 38 cts ; bu. (12 »'s.), $3.25; 100 lbs., $2r..00. Red, or Creeping Fescue (Fistum, 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.), $4,50; 100 lbs., tj30.00. fleadow Foxtail (Alepecurus pratensis). One of the best pasture grasses. 30 lbs. to ihe acre. Lb., 50 cts.; by mail, 58 cts.; bu. of 7 lbs., $3.00; 100 lbs., $40.00 Roughstalked Meadow Grass (Poa trivialis). Produces an abundant crop of highly nutritious herbage; valuable for either moist e>r dry soils. lbs. to the acre. Lb., ,50 cts.; by mail, 58 cts.; bu. (14 lbs,), $5.75; lbs., «40.00. Grested Dogtail (Cynosurus cristntus). For pastures and lawns. lbs. to theacre. Lb'., 40 cts.; by mail, 48 cts.; bu. (21 lbs.), $7.25; lbs., $32.00. Awnless Brome Grass (Promvs inermis). 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 fai the acre. Lb., 25 cts.; by mail, 33 cts.; b>i. (14 lbs. $17.00. 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., $1.25; by mail, $1.33; bu. (35 lbs.), $40.00. 30 100 25 100 35 to 40 ibs. to $2.50; 100 lbs.,
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Transcript  HEHRTA DREER ■PtllLADELPIIIAf'A HfRHIABlEGRASS* CLOVER SEEDsQIfl 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 art secured direct from the best seedproducing districts of both this countrv and Europe, and the seeds are of great reliability We are in position to prepare mixtures of grasses according to formulas furnished by customers, and also will be glad to give an, 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 pas lure Grass. Especially suited to meadows and rich lands. It is the Grass of the famous and fertile limestone soils of Kentuckv, anel is no less a faveir ite 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., 40 cts • by mail, 48 cts.; bu. (14 lbs.), $5.25; 100 lbs., $35.00. Canadian Blue Grass (Poa Compressa). Also called flatstemmed poa. Flatstalked Meadow Grass; distinctly blue in color. Grows a foot or more high 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., 30 cts.; by mail, 38 cts.; per bu. of 14 lbs., $400; 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 2} feet high. Often sown with timothy and clover, and outlasts both. Sow 3 to 4 bushels per acre for lawns; for pasture, 1} to 3 bushels per acre. Lb., 20 cts.; by mail, 28 cts.; per bu. (10 lbs), $1.75; sack of 50 lbs, $8.00; 100 lbs., $15.00. Redtop Grass, Extra Recleaned Seed. Per lb., 30 cts.; by mail 38 cts.; bu. (oJlbs.), $8.50; 100 lbs, $25 00. Orchard Grass (Ductylis Glomerata). One of the most valuable of the pasture grasses; too coarse for use in lawns. Thrives in the open sunlight and in shady 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., 30 cts.; by mail, 38 cts.; bu. (14 lbsl), $3.75; 100 lbs., $25.00. English Rye Grass, or Perennial Rye (Lolium perenne). Considered invaluable for permanent pastures in all situations not too dry. Sow 00 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 20cts.; by mail, 28 cts.; perbu. (24 lbs.), $3.00; 100 lbs., $12.00. Italian Rye Grass (Lolium Italieum). Valuable for pasture mixtures. 50 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 20 cts.; by mail, 28 cts.; per bu. (18 lbs.), $2.50; 100 lbs., $12.00. Kksttcky Blue Grass. »*S Meadow Fescue (Festuca pratensis). English Blue Grass, or Sweet Grass. An excellent Grass for permanent pastute tir hay, the foliage being highly nutritious. Sow 50 lbs. to the acre. Lb.; 40 cts.; by mail, 48 cts.; l.u. (22 lbs.), $7.75; 100 lbs., $34..00: Tall rieadOW Fescue. (Festuca ciatioc). 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., $5.75; 100 lbs., $40.00. Sheep's Fescue (Festuca ovina). This Grass forms a large part of the pasturage of the English Downs. It produces a large quantity of shent herbage, and should forma part of all mixtures for sheep pastures. 40 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 30 cts.; by mail, 38 cts.; bu. of 12 lbs., $3.25; 100 lbs., $2,5.00. Fineleaved Sheep's Fescue (Festuca ovina teuuifolia). Thrives well e>n dry and sterile soils; it is well suited for lawns, etc. 80 lbs. to the acre. Lb., 45 cts.;4by mail, 53 cts.; bu. of 14 lbs., $5.25; 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.; bymail, 38 cts ; bu. (12 »'s.), $3.25; 100 lbs., $2r..00. Red, or Creeping Fescue (Fistum, 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.), $4,50; 100 lbs., tj30.00. fleadow Foxtail (Alepecurus pratensis). One of the best pasture grasses. 30 lbs. to ihe acre. Lb., 50 cts.; by mail, 58 cts.; bu. of 7 lbs., $3.00; 100 lbs., $40.00 Roughstalked Meadow Grass (Poa trivialis). Produces an abundant crop of highly nutritious herbage; valuable for either moist e>r dry soils. lbs. to the acre. Lb., ,50 cts.; by mail, 58 cts.; bu. (14 lbs,), $5.75; lbs., «40.00. Grested Dogtail (Cynosurus cristntus). For pastures and lawns. lbs. to theacre. Lb'., 40 cts.; by mail, 48 cts.; bu. (21 lbs.), $7.25; lbs., $32.00. Awnless Brome Grass (Promvs inermis). 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 fai the acre. Lb., 25 cts.; by mail, 33 cts.; b>i. (14 lbs. $17.00. 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., $1.25; by mail, $1.33; bu. (35 lbs.), $40.00. 30 100 25 100 35 to 40 ibs. to $2.50; 100 lbs., 
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