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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The filter cistern is used chiefly to remove foreign matter carried in suspension in
the rain water. Coarse material such as leaves is first removed by a screen before
the water reaches the filter proper. The filter should have surface area enough ...
Study of local annual rainfall will help in calculating the size of a cistern when the
roof area is adequate. At least 33% of the rainfall should be deducted for leakage
, evaporation and to wash the roof. Enough storage capacity should be ...
2° pounds . CAPACITIES OF ROUND AND RECTANGULAR CISTERNS (Sec
Chapter 15) An easy way to determine the cistern capacity needed during any
period is to multiply the square-foot area of roof by inches of rainfall and divide by
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Five Acres and Independence: A Practical Guide to the Selection and ...
Maurice Grenville Kains
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1973