Beeton's Field, Farm and Garden - Country Sports - Tree Culture - Farm Management - Fruit, Flower & Kitchen Gardening

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Read Books, 2008 - Gardening - 696 pages
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Originally published in 1896, this book contains 'Full and Practical Information on all Matters Connected with Country Sports, Tree Culture for Utility and Ornamentation, The Choice and Management of a Farm, The Crops of the Farm and Fruit, Flower and Kitchen Gardening for All Seasons of the Year - With over 230 illustrations'. This wonderfully informative book is packed with practical information about all aspects of rural life, including gardening, farming and country sports. Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. Hesperides Press are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. Contents Include COUNTRY SPORTS BY FLOOD AND FIELDS: Fish and Fishing Tackle Fly Fishing Salmon Fishing The Angler's Calendar Sea Fishing Shooting Wild Fowl, Rabbits and Deer The Game Laws Hunting. TREE CULTURE: Timber Trees Trees for Moist Situations Trees for Thin and Poor Soils and Elevated Situations Growing Osiers Hedges Timber Suitable for Hedge Rows Planting for Ornamentation. HOW TO CHOOSE AND MANAGE A FARM: Farming in General Landlord and Tenant Farms and Farm Buildings Farm Labourer's Implements and Machinery Leading Principles of Agriculture Soils, Draining and Irrigation Land and its Management Farm Operations and Farm Education. THE CROPS OF THE FARM: Wheat Wheat (continued) Oats Barley Rye, Maize Flax, Hemp and Rape Peas Beans Tares, Vetches, Lucerne, Sainfoin and Clover Potatoes, Turnips, Carrots and Parsnips Cabbages, Kohl Rabi, Beet, Mangold Wurzel, Hops, Grasses. GARDENING: On Gardening in General Garden Operations Esculent Roots Leguminous Vegetables Spinaceous Tribe and Salad Plants Ground Blanched Vegetables Miscellaneous Vegetables Culinary Roots, Flowers and Plants Pot Herbs, Medical Plants Manures, Pests, Storage and Profits The Fruit Garden The Flower Garden

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