Five Acres and Independence: A Handbook for Small Farm Management
Dover Publications, 1973 - 397 Seiten
Everyone who has ever dreamed of getting back to the soil will derive from Maurice Grenville Kains' practical and easy-to-understand discussions a more complete view of what small-scale farming means. Countless readers of Five Acres and Independence have come away with specific projects to begin and moved closer to the fulfillment of their dreams of independence on a small farm.
Ergebnisse 1-3 von 14
Properly managed hotbeds and coldframes produce superior seedlings and flats
(shallow boxes) are better than flower pots or rows in hotbed or coldframe. For
minute seeds shallow cigar boxes are fair substitutes for the pottery “seed pans” ...
... watering for a day or two, loosen the surface soil with a small stiff wire and dust
the whole flat with finely powdered sulfur. On the other hand never let a flat dry
out because though the plants might survive they might be checked and stunted.
When the plants are 4" to 6" high a flat trowel is better than a dibble because
when skillfully used there is less danger of leaving an air-space around the roots.
Always press the soil from the bottom upward and by a sidewise push to make it ...
Was andere dazu sagen - Rezension schreiben
WINDBREAKS PRO AND Con
34 weitere Abschnitte werden nicht angezeigt.
Andere Ausgaben - Alle anzeigen
Five Acres and Independence: A Practical Guide to the Selection and ...
Maurice Grenville Kains
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1973