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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Wind-breaks are by no means unmixed blessings or unmitigated curses. In their
proper places they will do all their enthusiasts claim; but in wrong situations, the
reverse. The whole matter simmers down to the local application and the species
As a general thing dense plantings are desirable in inland locations because
wind coming over large expanses of ground ... Such plantings also avoid the
danger of still air which often occurs on the lee side of a sea or lake shore wind-
Wind-breaks need well prepared soil to get a good start. Deep fall plowing and
thorough spring discing, especially of heavy soils, are essential. Soils in sod
should be plowed early enough in fall to assure rotting of the sod. On light soils
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Five Acres and Independence: A Practical Guide to the Selection and ...
Maurice Grenville Kains
Eingeschränkte Leseprobe - 1973