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Notes on vegetables.

Abstract

It is probably true that the culture of vegetables is neglected to a greater extent than any other legitimate farm crop. This is due to a lack of appreciation of their good qualities, lack of knowledge of varieties, and methods of culture; and possibly to lack of opportunity by the farmer. It is scarcely necessary to say that a sincere desire, backed by energy, will surmount many of these difficulties.

As a rule the area chosen by the farmer for the kitchen garden, is too circumscribed. This greatly increases the labor of caring for it, owing to the impracticability of using horse power. Make the garden of good size. More satisfaction will be derived from a garden of generous size, attached to a corn field, than the usual small square, too restricted for horse power, and dependent for cultivation on the well meant, though often sporadic efforts of the farm boy or housewife.

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