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acre ammonia animal ashes barley bone Boys cleaning Boys digging wheat Boys hoeing Boys sowing Boys thrashing bushels cabbages carrying manure clover compost cow and heifer COW-FEEDING Cows fed Cows stall-fed crop dean School digging for wheat Digging up potatoes Digging up tare digging wheat stubble drilling wheat Dumbrell Dumbrell's dung and mould earth Eastdean School Friday—Willingdon School grass guano gypsum harrowing heifer carrying dung heifer stall-fed Hoeing carrots hoeing potatoes Hoeing turnips inches ingredients James Bamford John Bamford labour lime liquid manure lucerne Magnesia mangel wurzel manure mixen Monday—Willingdon School peas Phosphoric acid piggery pigs pigstye Piper planting cabbages planting potatoes portable pails potash rape reaping wheat ridges rows rye-grass Saturday—Willingdon School school-room seed Slaithwaite soda soil sowing turnips sowing wheat sown spring tares straw Sulphuric acid swede turnips tank liquid tare ground thrashing wheat Thursday—Willingdon School top-dressing Wednesday—Willingdon School weeds Week commencing Monday Willingdon School winter tares
Seite 1 - This is robbery. The second by commerce, which is generally cheating. The third by agriculture, the only honest way, wherein man receives a real increase of the seed thrown into the ground, in a kind of continual miracle, wrought by the hand of God in his favor, as a reward for his innocent life and his virtuous industry.
Seite 113 - A vine-dresser had two daughters and a vineyard ; when his oldest daughter was married, he gave her a third of his vineyard for a portion, notwithstanding which he had the same quantity of fruit as formerly. When his youngest daughter was married, he gave her half of what remained ; still the produce of his vineyard was undiminished. This...
Seite 35 - She next sows the wheat upon the surface, and then takes up the potatoes with a three-pronged fork, and by the same operation the wheat-seed is covered deep. She leaves it quite rough, and the winter frost mellows the earth, and by its falling down in the spring it adds vigour to the wheat plants. She has pursued this alternate system of cropping for several years, •without any diminution of produce. The potatoe crop only has manure. In 1804, a year very noted for mildew, she had...
Seite 4 - All things without, which round about we see, We seek to know, and how therewith to do; But that whereby we reason, live, and be, Within ourselves we strangers are thereto. We seek to know the moving of each sphere, And the strange cause of th...
Seite 47 - Prepare thy work without, and make it fit for thyself in the field; and afterwards build thine house.
Seite 55 - ... mixes no water with it, or who fails also to employ some neutralizing substance to combine with the ammonia which is produced in so great a degree during the summer, suffers a loss of manure which exceeds all belief ! It is indeed only a gaseous substance, and not a solid material visible to the eye, which thus escapes and is lost ; but for all that it is of greater importance to the nourishment of plants than perhaps any other portion of the excrements.