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Franklin McMillan Diary, 1924

Frank McMillan Diary 1924 13.pdf

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May 29th. Cool and cloudy again today. Planted 5 sashs hubbard squash and 1 sash manows. About 100 bags to the sash. Want to plant them in hubbard grounds.

May 30. Making ground for tomamtoes. Very heavy west wind + very cold. We shipped 6 batch Grass on May 28th sold at $3.50 per batch in Toronto.

May 31st. A little warmer today. But some claim white frost this morning a lot of people worked all night voering tomato plants with baskets and burning straw. But we


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have none out yet. Spent the whole day watering in the habberds and dusting for blight.

June 1st. Sunday. Fine and warm this morning. Covered hot beds again tonight.

June 2nd. Warmer today started planting Tomatos out large piece next Renno. 6500 John Barn plants. Also planted 4 ozs Cumberland Cucumber seeds. Looks like showers tonight.

June 3rd. Planting tomatoes all day. Have in all 13400 plants out now. Weather good for planting. Not too warm

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