Farm and Fireside, Vol. 27

Farm and Fireside, Vol. 27 : April 1, 1904 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Farm and Fireside, Vol. 27: April 1, 1904 Early potatoes. - Where there is a good local market, early varieties usually are more profitable than later ones, but they require a warm, rich soil. The drainage, either natural or artificial, should. Be good. If the soil is heavy, nothing improves its physical condition like rotted organic material thoroughly mixed through it. Clover-roots and turf or rotted stable manure are good. Fresh manure lets scab germs multiply, causing roughness Of the skin of the tubers. A satisfactory way is to apply the manure on _the sod the year preceding the potatoes.. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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  • Paperback | 156 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 8mm | 218g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243284195
  • 9780243284191