The Guide to Nature Volume 13

The Guide to Nature Volume 13

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...the activities of a hustling, energetic, successful business. We are grateful to Mr. Lamson for pausing to write a letter not only giving our readers something of the spirit of what he has done in garden and yard but making suggestions to inspire others not merely to do just the things he has done but to take up original research along parallel lines. Every man needs an avocation and we believe that Mr. Lamson has taken an ideal kind, one that develops both mental and physical activities and keeps him immersed in the joy of living. That such is the situation is readily recognizable, for he is mentally alert, physically strong and efficient and brimful of cordiality. It was a joy to meet him and be permitted to take the accompanying photographs. South Norwalk, Conn. To the Editor: Complying with your recpiest, I am setting forth below a brief account of my experience this summer in the priming of potato vines, on the theory that it was improbable that I could get both an enormous growth of vines and at the same time a satisfactory growth of tubers. Copyright 1920 by The Agassiz Association, Arcadia: Sound Beach, Conn. MR. LAMSON POINTS WITH JUSTIFIABLE PRIDE TO TDK POTATO PRODUCT. As a matter of fact, I was more interested in the experiment than in the potatoes, for while I have a large garden, it is an amusement park to me and not a commercial undertaking. I try every year various experiments with the things growing in my garden and yard. It has seemed to me that there must be in the program of nature a true proportion between root and vine and fruit; and it has been on this theory that I have conducted several experiments. It was on this theory that I was tempted to use my hedge pruning shears on my potato vines. To get a true proportion...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 213g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236908082
  • 9781236908087