There chanced to be an unoccupied space along this fence, and a glance at it sent Mr. Burbank to his seed room, with the ultimate result here depicted. Like all Mr. Burbank's seeds, these are carefully selected ones, as their thrifty growth and prolific bearing amply testify. It is well worth while, Mr. Burbank believes, to practice selective breeding even with the most commonplace flowers in your garden.
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