Santa Rosa, CA: The Luther Burbank Society, 1914.. 1914.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed tan wraps. There is staining to the wraps. There is some light creasing to the rear wrap & its front edge is chipped. 20 pages. There is light creasing to the leaves & stains to the front margins. The front edges of the last 2 leaves are chipped. Good.
Luther Burbank [1849-1926] was influenced by Darwin and became a market gardener in Santa Rosa, Calif. where he conducted plant breeding experiments for fifty years and produced many better varieties of cultivated plants.
This pamphlet is the seventh of a proposed series of fifteen monographs aiming "to create a general interest in agriculture, horticulture, and floriculture with instructions to make it possible for everybody to grow his or her own fruits, flowers, and vegetables." The contents include charts showing the best months to plant seeds in different areas of the U.S.