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The American Gardener's Calendar: Adapted to the Climate and Seasons of the ...
Bernard M'Mahon,John Jay Smith
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Page 373 - It was introduced into Salem, Mass., about 1802 by an Italian painter, Corne, " but he found it difficult to persuade the people even to taste the...
Page 452 - Dig each trench a moderate spade deep, laying the dug out earth equally on each side, between the trenches ; lay three inches deep of very rotten dung in the bottom of each trench, then pare the sides and dig the dung and parings with an inch or two of the loose mould at bottom, incorporating all well together, and put in the plants.
Page 341 - ... may be thrown together in a heap, in a conical form, in order to rot more perfectly ; and, as its surface freezes in winter, it should be pared off, and laid on one side, till the whole mass has been...