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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chapter on family water supply and to urge the installation of modern apparatus
in every farm home.* Rain water is so superior to most well and spring water and
is such a money-saver that every farm home should have a supply, if for no other
You may increase the supply of capillary water in the soil by drainage, fertilizing,
adding humus and by watering or irrigation. Soluble salts in fertilizers in the
surface foot of soil tend to draw water from lower levels to dissolve them and to
The immediate effect of transplanting is to slow down or stop plant growth for a
period which apparently varies directly with the amount and duration of the
reduction of the water supply. When a large proportion of the active root system is
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