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Salt For The Garden

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Latety so me pr&etieai men havo recommendcd appliouUon of sait to gardens, eitbör 'T, autamn, after the crops have bas, removed, or in tha spring before or afi'r-r ligging for oropa ; ind we have no do t f r n o r n limited experieueö in ii.-i ...- . 't u. wí i t iiucfc a!l tbat is elairaed for il ?or ■ ■ i il aa boen bjisfaöd that. .ik hay from Uie miirghes over-fluwed bj sea. water, was far t-j be prefarred 13 a mulch t any other subBtane. The applicatioi üf ur:ue, also to fruit trees, edpecially tho. pi 11 in; vHüre í as í m most generally used iü ' t a very bene(ioeal effect, üo fruit-growers of New Eagland aad New York, claim ior salt niauy aclvantane1 hy owing it under puar trees. They say it gi ea the blush to this fruit. It will bive the eifect in a gurdon, also, of dostroyiog iioxioua 0sects whioh have thoii' winter habitations in theground. From six to eight busheis to the acre cao bo applied with safety. Any coarse, refuae salt will do it should not be buried - the rruns will dissoKe it and oarry it down. Farmers froquentlj have salt from their raeat tuba and mackerel barrels, whioh ooald be used ia thia way, ufter beihg thorouguly drainui.; aod dri-..i, and applied at -La rate of aboui iour bunc-ls to tho acre. Salt 8 not a lasting applieatior. lts direct influenco rarely extends beyond a your thuugh the good it effects may continue for many yaarts. - Germantown Tdegraph.


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