Excerpt from A Practical Treatise on Olive Culture, Oil Making and Olive Pickling It does not grow well on low and wet lands, but it succeeds perfectly on mountains as well as on hills, and even amidst rocks, provided there is but little soil; indeed, on places where there seems to be scarcely anything but stones. What gives it still a greater value is that where it grows best other annual products are impracticable. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
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Author: Adolphe Flamant
Publisher: Forgotten Books
This special re-print edition of Flamant's book "A Practical Treatise on Olive Growing" offers insight into the early history of olive growing in California. Written in 1887, this classic text provides a picture in time of the earliest introduction of the olive as a commercial crop in the State of Californias. Included are insights into the methods used and the varieties of olives grown in California in the late 19th Century, as well as details on the making of olive oil, as well as pickled olives. Chapters include Soil, Olive Reproduction, General Care, Cost of an Olive Plantation, Varieties of Olives, The Olive Oil, The Pickled Olive and more. Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.
Note: This edition is a perfect facsimile of the original edition and is not set in a modern typeface. As a result, some type characters and images might suffer from slight imperfections or minor shadows in the page background.
Author: Adolphe Flamant
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
The olive tree is capable of enhancing the value of a soil naturally poor to a figure
ranging from twelve to fifteen thousand francs per hectare. (Equal here to about
$1,000 to $1,200 per acre.) p. 42.: In France the finest and most productive olive ...
Author: A. Flamant
Publisher: Рипол Классик
Author: Samuel Hayes
Category: Forests and forestry
The Olive - leaved Phillyrea is the most beautiful of all the forts . It will grow to be
about ten or twelve feet high ; and the branches , which are not numerous ,
spread abroad in a free easy manner , which may not improperly be said to give
Author: William MARSHALL (Agricultural Writer.)
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History of Cultivation.— Choice of Location. — Preparing the Ground.— Planting
the Vines.— Management of Meadows.— Flooding—Enemies and Difficulties
Overcome.— Picking.—Keeping.— Profit and Loss.— Letters from Practical ...
Author: William Falconer
Publisher: Good Press
THERE is , I believe , no branch of practical horticulture , which the possessors of
gardens are so deficient in , as in that which embraces the culture of the grape
vine ; and yet , singular as it may appear , there is no fruit tree of any description ...
Author: Clement Hoare
We opened with much interest a volume on the vine which has just reached Its
author has long been known as an excellent cultivator , especially of grapes ; that
he is also a man of good sense is now shown by his having confined his treatise
Author: William THOMSON (Gardener to the Duke of Buccleuch.)
George Jaques's work from 1849 offers a wealth of useful information on the types of fruits that can be grown in the interior sections of New England as well as their cultivation and management.
But; forward in the name of God, graffe, set,p!ant and noarish up trees in every
corner of your grounds, the labour is small, the cost is nothing, the commoditie is
great, yourselves shall have plenty, the pore shall have somewhat in time of want
Author: George Jaques
Publisher: Applewood Books
... 1823 , in the latter month , when I came to examine the trees where they were
cankered , I found several which had left the skin quite lively , and could see
where they had been recently feeding ; and others with their heads just coming
out of ...
Author: G. Bliss
The oleaster , called also the chaste olive , is an elegant small plant , and
although a native of the South of Europe , is quite hardy ... The myrtle has been
dedicated by poets to Venus , in consequence of its growing close to the sea in
Author: Joseph Lambert
A cutting will make a better and more shapely tree than a layer ; but among large
trees , the poplar and willow tribes only can be cultivated to advantage in this way
, Indeed , few others will grow freely by cutting ; the alder being the freest ...
Author: Esq. Joseph LAMBERT (of Brookhill.)
Also, a Method of Valuing All Kinds of Growing Wood: to which is Added, the
Prevention and Cure of Dry Rot Robert ... those countries, too, when it agrees
with the soil, it grows very rapidly, more so than many other of the hard wood
trees, and ...
Author: Robert Monteath
Category: Forests and forestry
The clove-tree — Caraphyllata — a genua belonging to the class and order
polyandria monogynia. — Nat. Ord. Hesperida, Linn. Myrti, Jussieu. This spice, it
is supposed, was well known to the ancients, and certainly formed an article of ...
Author: George Richardson Porter
John MIREHOUSE (Barrister-at-Law.) grow from the stools of trees entirely cut
down . In the former case , the old privileged tree remains , and is , as it were still
the principal matter , and therefore exempt from tithe ( ' ) ; for a tree once
Author: John MIREHOUSE (Barrister-at-Law.)
А PRACTICAL TREATISE ON THE CULTURE OF MANGEL WURZEL . ... As
there are several methods of growing these roots , such as by the broad - cast
system , on the ridge , by dibbling , & c . , I shall treat of these in the following
Author: Robert MARTIN (of Nacton, Suffolk.)
I. E shall here borrow Mr. Miller's judicious directions for the first planting of the
vine , and then give the observations and ... as being much preferable to the
other : for the roots of vines do not grow strong and woody , as in most sorts of
Author: Duhamel du Monceau (M.)
It was formerly the custom , and even at this time , some insist on its propriety , to
cut trees , intended to grow again , four , five , and even six inches above the
surface , but a worse practice , or one that more points out its own fallacy in
Author: Robert Monteath
Category: Forest management
There is in the British museum , a piece of a tree in which was found the thigh
bone of an animal in the most perfect ... Animals have been found alive in the
heart of trees ; and there is reason to believe that if wood couid be made to close
Author: James ANDERSON (LL.D., of Monk's-Hill, Aberdeenshire.)