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We Wanted a Farm.

Author: Maurice G Kains
Publisher: Newburyport : Dover Publications, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In his classic Five Acres and Independence, Maurice G. Kains offered advice about going back to the land and living off privately raised stock and produce. In this engaging and informative memoir, he relates his family's experiences in realizing a dream of establishing and maintaining their own small farm.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kains, Maurice G.
We Wanted a Farm.
Newburyport : Dover Publications, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maurice G Kains
ISBN: 9780486316376 0486316378
OCLC Number: 898770571
Description: 1 online resource (231 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Book I: Our First Step Toward the Farm We Rent a Suburban Home; 1. We Meet, Marry and Don Our Overalls; 2. A Garden in the Snow; 3. Mastering Clay Soil; 4. The Teamster; 5. A Triumph in Plowing; 6. Maximum Vegetable Yield from Limited Space; 7. Saving Crops from Frost; 8. Strawberries in Abundance; Book II: We Take Our Second Step We Buy a Suburban Place; 1. A Suburban Home of Our Own; 2. Fruit-Growing on a Suburban Lot; 3. Grapes Galore in Our Garden; 4. Fresher Eggs Than "Strictly Fresh"; 5. Lawn-Making Under Difficulties. 6. Our Pets Give Pleasure and AmusementBook III: Our Final Step we Buy Our Farm; 1. We Find Our Farm; 2. A Poultry Colloquy; 3. Reclaiming Neglected Fruit Trees; 4. The Problem of Heating; 5. Nursery Stock Ordering and Handling; 6. Reclaiming a Blackberry Patch; 7. The Menacing Tent Caterpillar; 8. Spring Planting of Nursery Stock; 9. "Welcome the Coming, Speed the PartingGuest"; 10. Plant Pests and Their Control; 11. Grafting Worthless Trees; 12. Blast It!; 13. Help! Help! Help!; 14. Winter on Our Farm.

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In his classic Five Acres and Independence, Maurice G. Kains offered advice about going back to the land and living off privately raised stock and produce. In this engaging and informative memoir, he relates his family's experiences in realizing a dream of establishing and maintaining their own small farm.

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