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iHRIGATION IN PALESTINE.

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iHRIGATION IN PALESTINE. Whoever heard of watering a garden with the foot? Certainly no one in the Occident, hut j ID the Orient it is alaily duty, says the Sundof at Home, incumbent on those who attend to the plots 'i which herbs and vegetables arte j yrown. It. an Eastern garden the surface of tbo aarth is divided off into smal! beds each abot»* a yard square. In these the <&eds are SOWlJ, MM as irrigation is largely practised the beds art vatered periodically. the water is u*ualk brought from a near-by spring Deu.g conducted iKtough channels to the bed-plot. But a minia ture bank hinders the water from enteringth, soun bed. Here the watering with the root" gomes in. For the cultivator, instead of using a; aan from »"hich to water his seeds or plants Bimp'y pusnes aside some of the earth bankwitb his foot and allows enough water to run in t« saturate the little enclosure. In the same man- lier he pushes back If a earth and closes up the kUle passage-way so recently opened. In thii way, with only his foot, and without Sending hif j kack, the gardener is able to water the plot and MMEberoui beds und Itivation.

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