The Reconstructed Farmer, Vol. 1

The Reconstructed Farmer, Vol. 1 : A Monthly Magazine, Devoted to the Farm, the Graden, and the Household; May, 1869 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Reconstructed Farmer, Vol. 1: A Monthly Magazine, Devoted to the Farm, the Graden, and the Household; May, 1869 Several English gentlemen who went last September to Virginia to spend some -ime in hunting in the Blue Ridge, were so delighted with the country that they purchased a large tract of land on the Manassas railroad, near Gainesville. A colony of English will settle on the land in the spring. A correspondent of an exchange advises American farmers to adopt the rule of many English farmers that is, never to allow two white straw crops, such as wheat, oats, bar ley and rye to follow each other. IT is proposed to make sugar from pumpkins, which contain about four per cent of the saccharine quality. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com 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 works.show more

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  • Paperback | 520 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 27mm | 689g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243021135
  • 9780243021130