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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 44

The Best Time For The Settler to Go

The Best Time For The Settler to Go.

The settler should, if possible, be on his land by the 1st of Juno, when he would be in time to plant a patch of potatoes which will grow in an ordinary season when ploughed under the prairie sod. The ploughing for the next spring's crop should be done in June or July, when the sap is in the roots of the grass; being turned over at this season of the year it will dry up and the sod will rot, so that the ground will be in proper order for receiving and growing crops in the following spring.