The forcing of Rhubarb has now become quite a profitable industry in the vicinity of many of the large cities. It may be forced either in the field where the roots are growing or lifted and placed in . hotbeds, under greenhouse benches or in a dark cellar. ... a crop of spinach or dandelions between the rows, the price obtained for these fillers usually being sufficient to pay for all cost of labor and maintenance.
|Title||:||Cyclopedia of American Horticulture, Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation of Horticultural Plants, Descriptions of the Species of Fruits, Vegetables, Flowers and Ornamental Plants Sold in the United States and Canada, Together with Geographical and Biographical Sketches|
|Author||:||Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller|