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A Living From The Land

Auhtor: William Duryee

Language: english
Published: 1934

Genres:

non fiction,  instructional
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Review by Joanna Daneman, February 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Excerpts from the Book 'A Living From The Land':

... supplies of ice and all kinds of food can be obtained almost daily at the farm doorstep. There is also a tendency to develop factories in the country ...
... the slow growth of population outward makes a worth-while it possible from his real estate. Furthermore, the growth of cities and towns is definitely ...
... condition and need of repair. Find out type and accessibility of schools and other community buildings. Prepare to be of the community as well as ...
... near the house for the convenience of the traveling public. Many who engage in vegetable growing or egg production on a relatively small scale ...
... mentioned. Persons with architectural experience and ability may often be employed directly to plan the house and to supervise its construction. If ...
... should be borne in mind that adequacy of supply is most important and that economy in first cost, achieved at the sacrifice of an adequate supply, may ...
... agent and he is therefore in a position to guide the newcomer and help him to prevent mistakes. In many counties there is also a home economics ...
... amount of plant food in the example quoted, costing nearly twice as much but effecting a saving by cutting in half the material handled to get the same ...
... nitrogen from the air in the soil and, in the ordinary process of growth, death and decay, make this nitrogen available to the host plants, leaving ...
... garden furnishes a source of inspiration and adventure. Daily evidences of plant growth and the novelty of having vegetables of one's own growing stimulate ...
... | | Frost | | 56|Apr. 15 |June 15 |65 plants | 60-90 |July 15 |Oct.-Nov. | | 18|Apr. 1 |June 1 |60 bu. | 55-65 |Sept. 1 |Apr. | | 3-4|Apr. 15 |June 15 ...
... all country places have sufficient area for planting small fruits and, as is the case with vegetables, freshness and fine-flavored varieties will compensate ...
... college. Old orchards may be rejuvenated under proper systems of management. Use colonies of bees to pollinate fruit blossoms and to produce ...
... filled. A sloping board should be placed over these receptacles to prevent the birds from roosting on them and soiling the contents. Bins so constructed ...
... of proper feeding, adequate disease control and successful selling have increased as the size of the unit has grown and as greater intensiveness ...
... clean dropping boards. 9:00-11:00 A.M.-Two hours for cleaning houses, cultivating yards, repairing of buildings, preparation of egg cases, packing eggs ...
... like chicks. The period of incubation is 21 days. Shelter is not necessary except in extremely cold weather and not then if trees or shrubs are available. ...
... sales of $100 a year or less, to those of a more pretentious nature in which buildings and equipment are erected suitable to the purpose. That there are ...
... no relation whatever to the location where they are sold. Too often the stands are covered with advertisements of such commodities, and this immediately ...
... it will pay to observe. Dog shows are growing in popularity and exhibitions at these expositions will serve to advertise the breeder's stock. Advertising ...