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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thus rain and snow water pass into instead of over the ground, penetrate deeply
and form a reservoir of larger capacity than if the ground were harrowed then.
More important, however, the large, rough clods are broken apart by frost and
Thus the influence of the earth on the incoming air replaces insulation necessary
in above-ground storages. The natural water movement in the soil maintains
desirable humidity in such storages. Incidentally, evaporation also tends to cool
Potatoes dug before the vines are dead or at once upon maturity have brighter
skins, show less bug injury, store better, make better seed and are better to eat
than those left long in the ground after once ripe. Cellars are cooler than the
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Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1973