Archives for March 2012

The Demand for Cheap Food is Fallacious

March 16, 2012 at 12:33 pm

The demand for cheap food is fallacious. Pressing down the cost of food has one or all of three results on the producers of it (and its effect on the producers is a vital concern with us as citizens of a State): We reduce the standards of living of the producers in our own country;... View Article

Happy Birthday Liberty Hyde Bailey

March 15, 2012 at 7:12 pm

“we have another son a full Blooded Yankee boy… Mother said to Sarah if she ever had another one she wanted to name it… we sent to her for a name… we think it will be L.H. Jun… the boy smart and bright as a dollar…born the 15 of March and weighed 7 1/2 lbs.”... View Article

Put Walks Where They Are Needed

March 8, 2012 at 10:25 am

Put walks where they are needed-this is the universal rule; but be sure they are needed. In the beginning you will think you need more thanyou actually do need. How to get the proper curve? Perhaps you do not need a curve. There are two fixed points in every walk-the beginning and the ending. Some... View Article

The Spirit of the Home Garden

March 3, 2012 at 3:02 pm

There are as many forms and kinds of gardens as there are persons who have gardens; and this is one reason why the garden appeals to every one, and why it may become the expression of personality. You need follow no man’s plan. The simplest garden is likely to be the best, merely because it... View Article