This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ...less than thirty-five feet apart; and they are kept so well trimmed when young, that the grass on the land is of considerable value for grazing purposes. On the tillage and outlying lands they are much further apart--sometimes in rows, but more frequently planted irregularly about the different breaks. An old fruit tree is never to be seen; for as soon as they fail to bear full crops, or from any other cause become unsatisfactory, they are replaced by young, healthy plants, fit to bear fruit in the season after they are planted, and which cost in the best nurseries about three shillings each. Time and money would be well spent by an extensive fruit grower in England if he were to spend some time in one of the best fruit districts of Normandy, and learn their system of trimming and general management of fruit trees and their produce. On many farms, especially where tillage prevails, there are very few fences; but, in addition to the fruit trees, the dilferent qbreaksq are interspersed with rows and clumps of limes, poplars, and other quick-growing timber. The main roads are everywhere broad, well made, and splendidly kept; and in many instances they are bordered with one or two rows of tall trees on each side, which make travelling pleasant at all seasons of the year, as one can always depend on having some extent of shade and shelter. BRITTANY.--Although the provinces are so close to each other, one can hardly conceive a greater contrast in physical features and formation. There is much picturesque beauty to be found in Brittany, though of a character not so imposing at first sight as that of countries moulded on a grander scale. On the banks of the Trieux, the Lannion, the Chateaulin, the Rance, and many other secluded and...This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1888 edition.
|Title||:||Dairy Farming in Devonshire; Being a Manual to Which Was Awarded the £50 Prize Given by C. Seale-Hayne, Esq. , M. P. , Through the Devon County Agricultu|
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