Image from page 112 of “The lure of the land” (1906)
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Title: The lure of the land
Year: 1906 (1900s)
Authors: Fullerton, Edith Loring, 1876-1931 Long Island Railroad Company. Experimental Station, Wading River, N.Y
Publisher: [New York?
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: Sloan Foundation
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ulated) 313 lbs Southeast quarter (seed innoculated) 189 lbs Southwest quarter (seed and soil innoculated) … 168 lbs Total 1371 lbs It is cured to perfection, the leaves remaining on while the stemis still green. Horse Texas will almost break his harness to getsome, while Buckeye disdains even to notice it. Corn was now a daily diet in our household. Of course we triedevery variety of everything grown, but nothing caused such a howl tobe set up as the non-appearance of golden bantam corn. It was abso-lutely useless to put any other variety on the table as long as this little gem lasted. . In the Senior Partners phraseology, its the earliest, ugliest,smallest, sweetest corn that grows. If you once taste it you wont wantany other. Tis extremely yellow, therefore not popular with trades-men, but a decidedly good crop for home hampers. Italians were sent into the tomatoes to pick every morning now,for it required two and sometimes three of us a good part of the day Kale ready forcutting
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109 packing various products. Many a morning they have brought in fif-teen to eighteen bushels of tomatoes while cabbage, radishes, lettuce,kale, kohl rabi, carrots, eggplant, corn and beans kept all hands prettybusy. We were informed by one of our Huntington neighbors that a lit-tle excursion had been planned from that point to the farm for the fif-teenth. Glad we were to hear it, for we were anxious to have morepeople see and believe the stories of the wonderful growth. For theirbenefit we had arranged part of the days pick on the front porch andit made a very good agricultural exhibit including corn, eggplant,green and wax beans, pole and bush limas, squash, vegetable marrow,four varieties of tomatoes, (pink, red, large and small yellows) cauli-flower, one cabbage weighing when stripped for market, fifteen pounds,beets, carrots, onions and peppers. The Farmer was particularly anxious to see the assistant postmas-ter and for a greeting had arranged a large perfect eggplant in a peck
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