The Complete Farmer and Rural Economist: Containing a Compendious Epitome of the Most Important Branches of Agricultural and Rural Economy (Google eBoek)

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C.M. Saxton and Company, 1857
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Pagina 313 - The process for cleansing the trees from borers should be performed in the spring, as soon as the frost is out of the ground, or at least before the month ot June, as the perfect insect escapes before that time.
Pagina 202 - The compost, after it is made up, gets into a general heat, sooner or later, according to the weather and the condition of the dung; in summer, in ten days or sooner ; in winter, not perhaps for many weeks, if the cold is severe. It always, however, has been found to come on at last; and in summer, it sometimes rises so high as to be mischievous. by consuming the...
Pagina 5 - I shall only instance in one delight more, the most natural and best natured of all others, a perpetual companion of the husbandman: and that is, the satisfaction of looking round about him, and seeing nothing but the effects and improvements of his own art and diligence; to be always gathering of...
Pagina 13 - A layer of sand an inch thick is then placed in the bottom of the jar ; above this a layer of fruit, to be covered with a layer of sand an inch thick ; then lay a second stratum of fruit, covering again with an inch of sand. An inch and a half of sand may be placed over the uppermost row of fruit. The jar is now to be closed, and placed in a dry situation, as cool as possible, but entirely free from frost.
Pagina 241 - The same shoot seldom bears after the first year, except on some casual, small spurs, on the two years' wood, which is not to be counted upon. Hence the trees are to be pruned, as bearing entirely on the shoots of the preceding year ; and a full supply of every year's shoots must be trained in for successional bearers. Thinning the fruit. ó " In favourable seasons, the blossoms often set more fruit than they can support,ē...
Pagina 206 - ... the gills become of a chocolate color, and it is then more apt to be confounded with other kinds of dubious quality ; but that species which most nearly resembles it, is slimy to the touch, and destitute of the...
Pagina 207 - Antidote to poisonous sorts: all fungi should be used with great caution, for even the edible garden mushrooms possess deleterious qualities when grown in certain places. All the edible species should be thoroughly masticated before taken into the stomach, as this greatly lessens the effects of poisons. When accidents of this sort happen, vomiting should be immediately excited, and then the vegetable acids should be given, either vinegar, lemon juice, or that of sour apples; after which give ether...
Pagina 206 - ... six weeks, and will continue to be productive for several months. Should you, however, in the course of the winter, find its productiveness diminished, take off nearly all the original covering, and replace it with eight or ten inches of fresh dung and a coat of clean straw. This, by creating a new heat, will revive the action of the spawn, and give a long succession of mushrooms.
Pagina 41 - He published the following recipe, by the use of which his cows afforded an equal quantity and quality of milk during the winter as during the summer : ó Take a bushel of potatoes, break them whilst raw, place them in a barrel standing up, putting in successively a layer of potatoes and a layer of bran, and a small quantity of yeast in the middle of the mass...
Pagina 235 - In the spring, when the blossoms are out, clear away the dirt so as to expose the root of the tree, to the depth of three inches; surround the tree with straw about three feet long, applied lengthwise, so that it may have a covering, one inch thick, which extends to the bottom of the hole, the...

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