Garden & Home Builder Volume 14

Garden & Home Builder Volume 14

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...produced at from 3 to 4 cents a pound. Experts say no other section can compete with the South in stock raising. Our mountain and Piedmont regions will be the most successful dairy districts of the country. As many as 6 crops of Alfalfa a season are harvested. Hay brings $12.00 to $22.00 a ton. The Southeast is rapidly coming to the front as a com section, Our States will grow 600,000,000 bushels this year, Good fanners can get the largest yield possible anywhere, as returns prove. The South is the leading section ior truck farming of all kinds, and growers make the largest profits. The Southeast Has Locations for Every Kind of Farming. Ei.'SStHSZ&&& culture, but m, ikes the region unsurpassed as a healthful and pleasant home location. The Southeast is an open H'inter country, and its Summers are enjoyable. You will be able to locate where there are good schools, church facilities, good roads, rural delivery and all other advantaj es. The Southern Railway and associated lines will help you to find the location you desire. Our several publications, free on application, will tell you about the region where the greatest farm opportunities await you. Address M. V. RICHARDS. Land and Indus rial Agen, Southern Railway 1322', j Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D. C. Six Different Ways of Growing Bulbs THERE are six different ways of starting bulbs in October. In fact this is the very best month for planting them, although the Dutch kinds can often be safely set outdoors as late as November 15, that is, until there is a danger of the ground freezing hard before the bulbs have made a little root growth. Three of the methods mentioned involve indoor culture, the others outdoor garden effects. FOR WINTER FLOWERING INDOORS i. The very...
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  • Paperback | 220 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 399g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236973704
  • 9781236973702