The Home Vegetable Garden

The Home Vegetable Garden

Date: 1906
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: "By means of the home garden the production of the vegetable supply for the family is directly under control, and in many cases is the only way whereby clean, fresh produce may be secured. The home vegetable garden is worthy of increased attention, and a greater number and variety of crops should be included in the garden. Suggestions are herein given as to the location of the garden, the soil and its preparation, fertilizers, seeds, and plants, with brief cultural methods for a number of the more important crops." -- p. 5-6
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Frames as a Factor in Truck Growing

Frames as a Factor in Truck Growing

Date: 1911
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing the use of frames in growing the crops lettuce, radishes, cucumbers, parsley, eggplant, peppers, beets, and beans. Topics discussed include types of frames, soils and fertilizers, and control of insects and diseases.
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The Repair of Farm Equipment

The Repair of Farm Equipment

Date: 1909
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing the proper care and maintenance of farm equipment, including tools necessary for repair work and shop facilities capable of repair work. Contains illustrations of tools.
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The Storage and Marketing of Sweet Potatoes

The Storage and Marketing of Sweet Potatoes

Date: 1912
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing best practices for storing and effectively marketing sweet potatoes. Topics discussed include construction of storehouses, varieties of sweet potatoes, and harvesting and marketing the roots.
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Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes

Date: 1908
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing best practices for growing sweet potatoes, including climate and soil requirements, use of fertilizers, harvesting methods, and common diseases and insect enemies of the sweet potato.
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The Peanut

The Peanut

Date: 1911
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: "It is the purpose of this bulletin to give full cultural directions for growing [peanuts], together with some of the uses of the peanut." -- p. 6. Topics discussed include soil preparation, fertilizers, seed selection, and varieties.
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The Home Production of Onion Seed and Sets

The Home Production of Onion Seed and Sets

Date: 1911
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing best practices for cultivating onions from which to collect onion seed and establish onion sets. Also discusses fungal diseases common to the onion.
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Okra: Its Culture and Uses

Okra: Its Culture and Uses

Date: 1905
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing best practices for the cultivation of okra and its potential uses in cooking, especially in soups and salads. Discussion includes soil preparation, varieties, and common insect enemies of okra.
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Celery

Celery

Date: 1907
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing the cultivation, storing, and marketing of celery as popular crop for home consumption in the United States.
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Onion Culture

Onion Culture

Date: 1909
Creator: Beattie, W. R. (William Renwick), b. 1870
Description: Report discussing the cultivation of onions, including Bermuda onions and green onions. Topics covered include climate and soil requirements, fertilizers, harvesting, storage and marketing.
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