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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Some varieties of pears are so subject to fire-blight that they are soon killed.
Among others are some which may be so full of branches killed by this disease
that when they are removed there will be little left. But so great is the vitality of
the country over, estimates place only 25 varieties in the prominently commercial
class, of which 15 make up more than 70% and of which more than half (37% of
the total) consists of five leaders—Delicious, Jonathan, Stayman Winesap, ...
Conversely, summer and fall ripening varieties are ideal for local and roadside
markets, first because of their usually short supplies and second because of their
generally perishable character—they cannot be kept or shipped as successfully ...
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Five Acres and Independence: A Practical Guide to the Selection and ...
Maurice Grenville Kains
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1973