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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Potash, the fiber maker, is often lacking in sandy soils and in soils which have
grown root crops (turnips, carrots, beets, ... Potash is obtainable from four main
sources—wood ashes (about 4%), muriate of potash (50%), sulfate of potash (48
Perhaps the best fertilizers to apply in the experiment are nitrate of soda for
nitrogen; superphosphate for phosphorus and muriate of potash for potash.
When enough space is available other strips may be added as follows: Sulfate of
A low analysis fertilizer (Table 12) may be made as follows: TABLE 12 Pounds
Nitrate of soda 125 Superphosphate 1,000 Muriate of potash 40 1,165 Filler (
muck or sand) 835 This mixture is a 1-8-1 formula. 2,000 The fertilizer ingredients
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Five Acres and Independence: A Practical Guide to the Selection and ...
Maurice Grenville Kains
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1973