HOW TO GROW FOOD FOR YOUR FAMILY by Samuel R. Ogden
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HOW TO GROW FOOD FOR YOUR FAMILY

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If you have a customer who questions the feasibility, Mr. Ogden is an example of how it can be done. He has kept careful records; he feeds a family of , a camp of , sells on the side, and puts up for winter use, all for an outlay of He took in . The story of a business man who retired and tried out his theories in Vermont, with a short growing season and year-round frosts. He has selected hardy vegetables to which less hardy can be added in other sections. He tells the whys and hows of soil, planting, care and harvesting, and putting up for winter. Especially good descriptions of tools and procedure, trenching, spading.

Pub Date: April 22nd, 1942
Publisher: Barnes