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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 47

Eatable Wild Fruits

Eatable Wild Fruits.

There are hosts of these everywhere, and they attain a size and flavour such as cultivation only can impart in England. The cranberry is an article of trade.

Ten thousand dollars (2,000l. English) worth of cranberries exported last season—grow in swampy places—plentiful near New Westminster and Nanaimo. Picked in the proper season (towards the end of September) cranberries will keep well for more than a year, by being simply put into a watertight cask filled with water.