The Fruit-Grower Volume 17

The Fruit-Grower Volume 17

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ...Hoover Digger Clean, last work. It stands the wear and tear. Favorite in't: very mat potato growing district. Get free catalog. The Hoover-Prout Co., Lock Box 68, Avery, 0. WM only / rniat T RIAL Sarven Patent Wheels with Screwed genuine No. 1 Enameled Leather lined and re;. inforcediwheels, Gear, Body and all Wood Work carried 100 days in ure oil and lea; 16 coats of paint with the, veryhighest grade of hfinisgi var-n s. u combiningglgiT egance, Dnrability 5 and Moderate '-Selling Price. means a saving of twenty-four hours in time of getting the fruit on market, and will mean much for the berry-growers which can avail themselves of this service. Vi/'ith this service from these points. it would seem that other shipping points where berries ripen at same time should avoid the Kansas City market. The railroads which reach the strawberry sections of Missouri and Arkansas will likely make a rate of 1 cent a mile for pickers during the berry season. Every year pickers are brought from all parts of the Middle 'Vest to help handle the berry crop, and the railroads help to make it possible for them to come. The railroads are to be commended for their efforts to help the berry-growers, for the latter help to make business profitable for the roads. I notice in the April Fruit-Grower where O. E. Cox of Nebraska ventures to depart from the beaten track and disregards the injunction not to try to raise more than two crops of strawberries from one patch. I have a strawberry patch which is ten years old, and it is still good where clover or grass does not bother the plants. I really believe this patch can be kept another ten years, if fairly well taken care of; with much less work than the labor of raising a new patch. Mr. Cox thinks a disk harrow, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 664 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 34mm | 1,166g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236905385
  • 9781236905383