Long Island Agronomist Volume 1-3


This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 Excerpt: ... We also have from T. Downs of Melville, Long Island, 20 acres mostly cultivated, some woodland. Good nine room house, seven years old: barn and other farm buildings, including 70-foot chicken house, cisterns and 200 chickens; lole horse, wagon, farm tools, fruit and shade trees; a first class outfit in every way. Price asked is $5,500. Another list just received from Neighbor E. Marshall Smith of Smithtown, Long Island, we give entire, with asking price, because every item on it is a particularly good bargain. Commack. Fifty acres, 40 acres cultivated, 10 acres white pine grove. Orchards. Two road fronts. Well water. House in good order, nine rooms; wide halls, good cellar. Barn and outbuildings. 815(1 per acre. Northport. Seventy acres good soil, one-half cleared, balance wood. Views of Long Island Sound. One and one-half miles to shore; one and one-half miles to depot. 2.500 peach trees and other fruit. House of six rooms, Iiarn, cow sheds, corn crib, three cisterns, fine well, new hennery; buildings in good condition. 8150 per acre. Elwood. Twenty-tive acres. House of ten rooms, barn and poultry house. Many fruit trees, grape vines and shrubs. Two miles to depot. $(1,000. Greenlawn. Thirteen acres. 8 cleared and 5 wooded, one-quarter mile of road frontage. House nine rooms and cellar. Harn, two cisterns. Buildings in gotxl condition. 85,500. Lake Grove. Fifty acres, 10 oak wood, balance cleared. Apple and pear orchard. Ten room house, irood repair; barn and carriage house, other outbuildings. $8,000. Commack. Farm of 30 acres cultivated. (Jood house, barn and outbuildings. Buildings and fences in good condition. $4,000. HUMUS. There is no mystery in regard to humus. It is simply decayed vegetable matter. Without it, no matter how rich the soil may be in...


Books Group
189 x 246 x 11mm | 390g
Publication date
01 Mar 2012
Publication City/Country
Miami Fl, United States
Illustrations note
black & white illustrations