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pn cf,« WEEK'S GARDENING. 1 ILLNT £ TO ALLOTMENT WORKERS. are now ready for lifting, and they soon a harvested as soon as possible. As 0 [ji< Ul\ stems begin to become brown and nit'' ^4(»er bulbs should be pulled and put if soil from which they are re- al^ &&iy} B ls dry they may be left there, but a ji] certainly better, and they will lit-5' sSld ^le quicker. In wet weather they jjjfj' °e taken under shelter as soon as r *1^4 at?^ stored on dry shelves or boxe3. It '"its Possible, to place them in single ]<# ft f' n°^ let the shallots lie on one another. faN \l Sa? Arable weather comes again they r;i# 1uicu be put outdoors, as they dry more 7 and more satisfactorily. V i^e8etabl« marrows need attention during eXt ^ev> weeks, and water should be i w rf°u^a'r'.v' occasional applications > ^liquid manure. Side shoots which lid 48 if they will ma.ke the beds crowded el1, if nipped off, and the tops pinched ^ts l'le shoots are a good length. If the ar° regulated they are likely to bear ^>rtilinger. Fruit is ready to cut when ;e"i to 9in. l°ng- 'Hhese are delicious, K be cooked whole. None should be ilti ell tD become very large, except those if red for storing. is still going on where crops are *■■■ S'"own in succession, so as to get the st out of the land. If certain rules are plant there is less likelihood of the tot, dymg. as is too often the case when y flw5 plants are thinned in hot weather, i" should be taken out before thev Income ■i ^ioro"(led. O vercrowding weakens them jtt anc^ ^ie-v canno* stand the risk of I 'ij'Uoved. Whenever possible, thin wlien ff ¡be SOIl Is wet after rain, and plant too when is in a similar condition. If tliin- ailc' replanting can be done at the same V.' So much the better for the plants; the tliey are left out of the ground the I hkely are they to die when transplanted. 4 Ol\,ts r,(Illir,- different distances at which to '110' hut plenty of space should always be 'ee1.' $\if.S(nv'n§' °f cabbage may be made new to ™ in for autumn and early winter use, if t varieties of cabbage are chosen. s'i<>iild be planted in drills lain. *i,i > and then allowed to grow straight on tr 1,1 w a check. They must be thinned out tet weather, and planted again lfl Just the '5 „ e°ndition if they are not to be hindered 'he <nv:h. Weeds must be kepi down, and ^i01' around the plants kept stirred to shc,^ it. If the se things are done hearts A SfonA form for late autumn and winter. 1 he j. must be kept well watered, and a Uj *aij> ,fJttid manure applied occasionally after ls very beneficial. » ^pjSe gardeners who last year wrote or i|l V| v°ry sceptically about broad beans pro- is J1? a second crop of pods should this year '"eihod which was suggested. As soon I Vill ^0c'c have finished forming, the plants T I$tl CU^ hack Gin. from the ground. They I f 11 develop new shoots, and provided if ^'a,\eat'ler is favourable they can almost ''C relied upon to produce another 3? before the autumn. A little manure given ill W, hnstens growth and lselps to prcducf r8er pods. lettuces may be made at ff fW «| 'ie heel w Iiere they arc to grow. ;1j 0!|i(l he sov.ii thinly to save labour in <0 When thinning out it is best to J1', the weatlier is wet and the ground s ^hey can then be transplanted II t e th fetv, but. in dry weatlier the thinnings ,s elikely to die, though it is possible to p ■ U alive vvit}l frequent and regular ?0°d many of the new allotment holders to be convinced about the desir- -prayiirr their potato crops, and k a '*(0,r|e of the ohier ones think of it rather u H Sc'er|tif)c fad and a waste of time. 1 ,e dcmoiistrations whi"i are going on all I "'e country should convince every f o' xvhen they see the result at the end of K r Spraying is carried out for what B 'known as tlie "potato disease" or caused by a tiny fungus, which ( f. eal! Phytophthora infe.stans. The | 'h.i |^ns of the disease are black patches on I \) Jn a very short time these spread ?'!io '"e spores being blown about by the wind, I ^h'Miis are quickly infected. The foliage f >Vrl to wither, and if remedies are not ear- | Sv),0"' 'he spores fall on the ground and are | 'i) dn\vn through the soil to infect the 'Iy,5- Kven if the tubers are not infected, ( r'ii'y undersized, through not liaving ,rTii green foliage to take in nourishment. I T), • °bject of spraying is to prevent the i enk of the< disease, therefore it- shoyld be r eai'y j„ season, for the greatest } ti0i'0|"iril- ni the potato say that spraying is I ('I I i- but a preventive. The Food Pro- h,r:11 Department, which issues a valuable s'h.-| !i°t about spraying, says: "Spraying 6s H r' he Maarded as a measure of insurance, j (j ,!>nnsj^ enabling the. plants to tide over itif during which they are speeially liable ^hen this dangerous time is fparsed the work of tuber forrna- !'v]W!ce"; on instead of being checked." The -ohit.ion which has been found not, to ph'-nts is a mixture of copper sul- or of SO.) reports, 70 percent. ^r| 'jS°s were benefited greatly by spraying, M *'>( tlip other 25 per cent, it is known that s,^afi some inexpefience cr faultiness in laying. \1|lG W ^9^t i plan for allotment holders who !SPrav crops sprayed is to obtain a t?C'!jibl' c°-operatively, and hire it out to ,frs -at so much per ten-rod plot. Last Pretty regular rate of charge was one ten rods for a couple of sprayings, Of eo^o a plot for a single spraying; this, Vl; ,rt,'c*) included the u^e cf the sprayer as sPi'avi'Sr^'heinieais. One point to note in b so''w-!S t'la' ,10/7:'e is very fine, -md 'at 1 should be mixed very estrefuliy so I t i p ci- iinzzle. tl ? • J'ej-e* °^,i ii'n "• {<") stor) fceH-v r peoinso,vn in the autumn is when the leaves eft ni ° *lVn yellow. The plants should be tlif. °"e til1, the leaves have fiulrd. ant: then f °fn ')e ^tilled and laid ;:j)0rt the tsr> The idea of placing them so le roots are uppermost is chiefly so as evp"t any fre-r.i growth b^lng fevi'ied. Peai-'i eP«rse, is most likely to make its ar>- if heavy rgins fall before the bulbs f'«c-ared awav.

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Brecon County Petty Sessions.I

jTHE WEEK'S WORK. I

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