The Whole Art of Husbandry: Or, the Way of Managing and Improving of Land. Being a Full Collection of what Hath Been Writ, Either by Ancient Or Modern Authors: ... As Also an Account of the Particular Sorts of Husbandry Used in Several Counties; ... To which is Added, the Country-man's Kalendar, ...
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Page 100 - ... which they usually contract while they sweat, and which frequently produces a kind of fungus, especially if there be any sappy parts remaining.
Page 102 - Number 92, pag. 5185, in these words : — ' hence also they sleightly burn the ends of timber, to be set in the ground, that so by the fusion made by fire, the volatile salts, which by the accession of the moisture of the earth would easily be consumed, to the corruption of the timber, may catch and fix one another.
Page 69 - ... depth, so as almost quite to undermine it, by placing blocks and quarters of wood to sustain the earth ; this done, cast in as much water as may fill the trench, or at least sufficiently wet it, unless the ground were very moist before.
Page 166 - Innoculatioo, or by laying down the Branches of the whole in the Earth in the Spring, for all Rofes are apt to yield Suckers; this laft is efteem'd the fureft Way, wherein you are to prick many Holes with an Awl, about a Joint that will lie in the Earth, and then cover it with good Mould...
Page 160 - These are planted either of roots or seeds, and may probably be propagated in great quantities, and prove good food for swine.
Page 260 - The manner of performing it b to take a graft of the tree you defign to propagate, and a fmall piece of the root of another tree of the fame kind, or very near it. or pieces of roots cut from fuck tree as you tranfplant, and whipgraft them, binding them well together.
Page 357 - Hogfhead be too full at firlt, and as foon as it begins to work, put into it of the inner Rind of Fir three Pounds, Tops of Fir and Birch one Pound Carduus Benediftus three Handfuls, Flowers of Rofa SoKs.
Page 80 - is contracted when by reason of the ignorant or careless lopping of a tree the wet is suffered to fall perpendicularly upon a part, especially the head. In this case, if there be sufficient sound wood, cut it to the quick and close to the body, and cap the hollow part with a tarpaulin or fill it with good stiff loam and fine hay mingled. This is one of the worst of evils, and to which the Elm is most obnoxious.