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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Weeds, however, are more often telltales than are trees and bushes because
they follow cultivation, whereas large trees usually precede it. It is not necessary
to identify species, though this is desirable. What does count is the character of ...
The currant worm which also attacks gooseberry bushes is easily destroyed by
spraying the lower parts of the bushes with arsenate of lead shortly after the first
leaves form. The eggs of the first brood are laid on the under sides of the leaves ...
The easiest way to judge is to reckon from known yields. Well managed red
currant bushes have yielded more than 12 pounds; black ones more than 10 and
gooseberry bushes 15. In commercial plantings raspberry bushes average a little
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Five Acres and Independence: A Practical Guide to the Selection and ...
Maurice Grenville Kains
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1973