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Page 71 - ... and a half feet wide and ten inches deep, the soil which is taken out being laid up in a slope round the outside of the bed, and the bank thus formed may be planted with any quick crop, such as Kidney Beans. The excavation must be liberally manured, and then the plants are put in across the bed in rows a foot apart, and the plants six inches apart in the rows. Water must be given to each row as planted, and the surface must be several times chopped over with the hoe or a small fork, and watering...
Page 15 - What an excellent thing it would be for the community if all the land which now lies idle were to be planted to useful and beautiful things!
Page 13 - ... surroundings, and a little garden spot in the back yard is one of the best places in the world for the tired city dweller.
Page 31 - Cut off their heads, cut off their feet, burn their middles, and do it before they have any offspring. Then start in and do it all over again, because they resurrect mighty fast if given the slightest opportunity.