Lancaster farming. (Lancaster, Pa., etc.) 1955-current, July 07, 1984, Image 57

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    Have Your Landscape,,,
And Eat It Too
One of the more recent, and gardenmg “fads” for the 1980’s is
-hr if tin "ist 'ible edible landscaping. The high cost
Now you can change from
forward to reverse without touching
the gearshift.
A manual shuttle shift makes it
simple. And makes Kubota’s L 235
mid-size diesel tractor ideal for
grounds maintenance chores.
No competitive tractor in its
class makes shifting direction such a
simple chore.
All you do to change from
forward to an equivalent reverse
speed is just disengage the clutch,
stop the tractor and pull the shuttle
lever down. Eight forward and seven
730 South Broad St.
Lititz, Pa. 17543
on Route 501
6 miles North
of Lancaster
Lancaster County
of food, the good tjjste of fresh fruit
and vegetables, lack of space for a
vegetable garden or orchard and
the development of dwarf
vegetable and fruit varieties are
only a few of the reasons that are
leading many gardeners to in
corporate plants for food into their
edible landscape.
Edible landscaping is easy.
Instead of planting an ornamental,
add a vegetable or fruit or nut tree.
The green, yellow or bronze leaves
of various lettuces make an at
tractive trim to the rose garden.
Clumps of chives and other low
growing herbs can be used to edge
the perennial border. Set an
eggplant or pepper rather than an
annual flower into a spot in the sun.
The fruit will add color to the
garden and food to the table.
For the front lawn, how about a
fruit tree instead of one that
flowers only? Against a wall or
trellis, try training vines of
reverse speeds let you match your
speed to the job.
Standard features include a 23.5
horsepower diesel engine, 19 PTO
hp, choice of 2- or 4-wheel drive,
rear wet disc brakes, a 3-point
Category I hitch, a 7.4 gallon
fuel tank and implement
position control.
Nothing like it on earth?
tomatoes, cucumbers of peas.
Where a filler or edging is needed
in the flower or shrub border,
remember that carrots, parsnips
and asparagus have lacy, fern-like
foliage. For a more colorful touch,
the leaves of beets, Swiss chard or
rhubard contrast well with most
shrubs and flowers. Dual purpose
blueberries, quince, gooseberries
and currants made handsome
shrubs, and strawberries make a
How quickly
You Get Results
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Lancaster Farming, Saturday, July 7,1984—817
pretty AND delicious ground
cover. If space is very limited,
color the sky and spot the patio or
steps with baskets and containers
of dwarf tomatoes, squash or or
namental peppers.
Seeds and plants for your edible
landscaping are readily available
from mailorder catalogs, whose
colorful pictures and detailed
descriptions will help you choose
the “perfect” fruit or vegetable.
A Partial Listing Of Our
245 HC
Now In Stock
R. 7 Lebanon,
Pa. 17042
Rt. 4191 mile West
of Schaefferstown,
Buffalo Springs
Lebanon County
J 717-394-3047
or 717-626-1164