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.
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Whether manure shall be applied while fresh, after rotting or in compost will
depend upon various considerations. When the aim is to improve the physical
condition of a heavy clay soil fresh manure will give best results, especially when
In order to be most useful they must be stored and applied dry. It will usually not
pay to buy them but it will pay to use what supplies are made on one's own place,
dusting the material on the ground anywhere plants are to grow. Reliance for a ...
However, if the soil is acid it may fail unless lime or superphosphate is applied
shortly before seeding. Also it may fail if “unscarified” (machine scratched) seed
is sown late——after the ground has become dry in spring. Such seed gives best
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