By Jan-Willem Blok

A feeling of house: The Gardens of Jan Blok presents an intimate journey via a few of South Africa's such a lot breathtaking inner most gardens, designed by way of one among South Africa's most famous backyard designers, Jan Blok. The booklet is a visible pride, showcasing a number of backyard types that communicates the essence of undying layout. even if set inside of a lush, well-wooded suburb or aloft an eleven-storey residence block, every one backyard displays an excellent feel of house. The architectural proportions and evocative use of color and texture are ideally fitted to the houses and life of the folks who reside in and luxuriate in those attractive gardens. This ebook will encourage garden-lovers round the world.

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Moist when baked. COMMENTS: German cultivar. A favorite with organic producers in the north- eastern United States. Moderately resistant to common scab. Susceptible to Fusarium seed piece decay. TUBER DORMANCY: Medium. STORABILITY: Good. SEED AVAILABILITY: Very limited. 'CECILE' 51 'Catalina' Plate 27 DESCRIPTION: Tubers are medium-sized and oval to oblong with shallow eyes, buff skin, and white flesh. YIELD: Medium. VINE MATURITY: Late main season. DRY MATTER CONTENT: Medium. TEXTURE AFTER COOKING: Firm, moist.

54 THE COMPLETE BOOK OF POTATOES 'German Butterball' Plates 35 and 36 DESCRIPTION: Tubers are oval to oblong with shallow eyes, lightly netted golden skin, and deep yellow flesh. YIELD: Medium. VINE MATURITY: Late. DRY MATTER CONTENT: Medium. TEXTURE AFTER COOKING: Fairly firm. CULINARY CHARACTERISTICS: Good for boiling. COMMENTS: Heirloom cultivar. Produces many (12 to 18) relatively small tubers per plant, so recommended in-row spacing is 12-16 in . (30-40 cm) apart. Moderately resistant to common scab.

DRY MATTER CONTENT: Medium. TEXTURE AFTER COOKING: Fairly firm to mealy. CULINARY CHARACTERISTICS: Good for boiling, baking, and french fries. COMMENTS: A Dutch cultivar released in 1910. The breeder was a school teacher who named his cultivars after students in his class. " Very well adapted to growing under different environmental conditions. One of the most widely grown cultivars around the world. Produces many tubers, so recommended in-row spacing is 16-18 in. (40-46 em) apart. Susceptible to common scab.

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