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Early Potatoes

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-We uro odenquiroil of as to the best method of procuVirig early potntocs, and as tho first iliing to be nt tended to is to obtnin carly sned, wc nppendtho followinglist as embrocing the most cligiblo: Early Blues, Blue Noses, Early Ffëhcli, Mi U's Early, Early Mercer, known os Chéhóngoos, and on niany accounts ono of tho best variclics, if not tho bost of whieh wo huvo nny practical knowledgo, and Shodac lïlues. If you desiro early hrfeers tablo usc, thcy may bo had simply by oxposinp tho sced in o wrirm situation in oarly sprinp taking cnre tocovorthcin carofully nt night, or if preferable, by placing ihem in a warm room. Hy eithcronheso modes a vory carly and vigH-ous germination will bo induccd, and tho secd may be plantod out as soon as the soil is suüjcicntly dry to work. Care should bc hod not to break or ïitjutó tho sprouts. Somo start by planting in hcaps of manure, in which there is considerable formentation going on; bm this is a less desirablc metliod than eithcr of the ubove; and requires far more care.