Gardening and farming

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Doubleday, Page, 1911 - Gardening - 376 pages
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Page 66 - Fig. 1, called the gnomon, rising from its center and inclined toward the meridian line of the dial at an angle equal to the latitude of the place where the dial is to be used. The...
Page 57 - ... would in fact have important effects upon the response, and it will be seen that the data is readily explained by supposing that the important variables are 3, 5 and 8. The main effects and two-factor interactions associated with these variables are underlined in Table 19a. On this explanation runs 1 and 3, 2 and 4, 5 and 7, 6 and 8, 9 and 11, and 10 and 12, 13 and 15 and finally 14 and 16 are essentially duplicates one of the other differing mainly because of experimental error and partly because...
Page 64 - Here it is pushed down inside the basket on one side of the handle and over again on the other side of the handle, three rows from the top, making a loop inside. The weaver is then laid close beside the first twist and follows it across to the opposite side. Now it goes in under the third row on the left of the handle and out on the right side. Each row of twisting must follow close beside the last. Six or seven rows will cover the foundation. The end is fastened off by bringing it inside the basket...
Page 300 - ... expense. The plants are set one foot from each other in line, and not allowed to make runners. In good soil they will touch each other after one year's growth, and make a continuous bushy row." In garden culture, plants may be set in beds — not raised beds — of three or four rows each, the rows eighteen inches apart, and the plants one foot apart in the rows. Leave walks at least two feet wide between the beds for convenience in hoeing and picking. There will be no occasion for stepping on...
Page 80 - If the topsoil is very poor, get some good, rich, black soil. (3) Place good soil in the bottom of the hole. (4) Put the tree on this layer, spreading the roots out carefully.
Page 233 - Parsley 70 Peas 93 Peppers 80 Pumpkin 87 Radish 90 Spinach 84 Squash 87 Tomatoes 85 Turnips 90...
Page 187 - When the soil is within a half inch of the top of the pot, press it down all about the plant stem; that is, firm the plant.

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