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HAYMAKING WORK.

.SOWING TURNIPS.

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SOWING TURNIPS. After the middle of June is the orthodox time to sow turnips, though in reality this crop may be sown at any time. If it can- not be marketed, it can be fed to live stock, and this is where the grower who combines dairying or other stock-keeping with gardening has a decided advantage. At this time, however, turnips come in well to follow early peas, and in such a position they should flourish. The seed should be drilled, and the space between the rows may be eighteen inches. The novice some- times hesitates between' thick and thin sowing. If he sows thinly he gets gaps, .and if he sows thickly all the seeds seem to germinate, and there is a lot of thinning to be done. However, where the soil is in good order, and the seed is sound, it un- doubtedly pays to reduce the work of thinning by drilling somewhat sparsely. It is seldom wise to omit. a dressing of superphosphate, say 2 cwt. to 4 cwt. per acre, as this helps the crop to get away quickly out of danger of the dreaded" fly," besides which it increases the yield. This acid manure should not he used, however, on land where finger-and-toe is expected, a substitute being then found in basic slag or basic superphosphate. The dressing may be either sown broadcast when preparing the seed-bed, or drilled with the seed.

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