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ARTS AND SCIENCES;

AND ILLUSTRATED WITH NUMEROUS BEAUTIFUL ENGRAVINGS.

“What may not enlightened citizens accomplish, who have discarded the false, bustling pleasures of
towns, and, carrying into the country the knowledge they may have acquired, apply to Agriculture the rich
and varied assistance of the physical sciences ?” – FOURCROY.

SIMON BROWN, EDITOR.

FREDERICK HOLBROOK AND HENRY F. FRENCH, ASSOCIATE EDITORS.

VOLUME X.

BOSTON:

PUBLISHED BY JOEL NOURSE,

NO. 13, COMMERCIAL ST.

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Blood, the,

412
Page Blueberry, under cultivation,

233
Absorption, power of,
450 Books, new,

11, 39
Acre, fraction of, for an experiment,

70 Bone, use of, 118; dust, on corn, 207; to con-
Address, Mr. Everett's, 24; agricultural,

62 vert into manure, 283; ring, on horses, 512
Agent, new and valuable disinfecting,

554 Borer, 122; oil soap for, 169, 256; how to keep
Agriculture, a study for common schools, 34, off the, 351; to destroy the,

352
313, 324 ; of Massachusetts, hindrances to, 92; Boy, school, 138; farmer's, 138 ; labor of, 191 ; a
of New England, 93 ; boards of, 107; Maine bright, 273; a word for the, 343; and men, 448
Board of, 132, 137; Massachusetts Board of, Brandy, origin of, .

431
184, 241, 248, 270, 391, 550; promotion of, Bread, excellent brown,

61, 572
328 ; Massachusetts school of, 354 ; progres- Brighton, a day at,

203
sive, 356; in New Hampshire, 460 ; festivals Brocoli

, Grange's new early, .

69
of, 504; Chinese,
561 Bronchitis, simple remedy for,

216
Air, necessity for pure, .

448 Brown, Simon, letter from, 109, 123, 141, 424,
Almond, carth, or chufas,
. 69, 471

437, 444, 545
Alps, and glaciers,

277 Brush, how to destroy, .
America, interior of North,
254 Buckthorn, seed, sowing the,

509
Animals, and plants, sudden appearance of, 125 ; Buckwheat, about, 183; bran and straw, 279;
mercy towards is economy, 218; and reason, value of, 294 ; cakes, .

387
286 ; tracks of, on Connecticut valley, 310; Bugs, on vines, 122, 289 ; striped 288; to destroy
drugging, 346 ; ages of,

527 on vines, 355; about, 364; how to prevent,
Ant, hills, to destroy,
290 from destroying vines, 380; a big,

421
Apple, a fine, 39; Northern Spy, 43; Graven- Building, farm, 374 ; on the hills,.

491
stein, 69; orchards, charcoal dust in, 169; Bulbs, tubers, &c., planting of,
Russet sweet, 223, 471 ; as food,
508 Bullock, heaviest ever butchered,

450
April, calendar for, 153 ; farm work for, 154 Burns, best thing for,

108
Apoplexy,
391 Bushes, cutting in pastures,

260
Arbor vitæ, from seed,
289 Business, revulsion in,

165, 333
Artichoke, relative value of,

268 Butter, winter, 74, 169, 183; winter, and Dr.
Ashes, 107, 117; and potash, 200; on potatoes Alcott, 143; milk for, 282; stock, 334; to
and corn, 293, 339, wood, 367; and muck keep hard and cool, 499; making,

506
compost, 405 ; leached, 421, 521; ways to use
them, 558; and muck compost, .

565

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Asparagus, beds, 12, 207, 301; salting, 377 ;
fall transplanting of, .

555 Cabbage, Winnigstadt, 69; drumhead Savoy,
August, calendar for,

345 85, 284 ; green globe Savoy, 86 ; saving, 112;
Aquarium, fresh water, .
376 plants, maggets in, 289 ; club footed,

374
Cake, how to make excellent, 133; buckwheat, 378
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Calendar, for January, 9 ; February, 57 ; March,

105; April, 153; May, 201 ; June, 249 ; July,
Barley, 135; first in the country, .

370 297 ; August, 345 ; September, 395; October,
Barn, room, arrangement of, 103, 269; about a, 441; November, 489; December,

537
132; management of the, 228; yards, con- Calf, a fine heifer, 107; a big, 290; scours in a,
struction of, 378 ; yards, trees around,
552 430; a fine,

432, 509
Bathing, philosophy of, .

239 California, vegetation in, 11 ; fruits in northern, 318
Beans, 169 ; how to raise carly, 224; Lima, 356 ; Camels, the,

531
culture and harvesting of,
414 Canada West,

454
Bee, culture, economy in, 15; wintering, 50 ; Candles, how to made lard,

27, 529
chloroforming, 59; hive, cheap, 71, 306, 408, Candy and poison,

139
503 ; culture of the, 274 ; errors about the, 313; Cane, sugar and syrup of, 119; Chinese sugar,
culture of the by Dr. Eddy,

391

148, 285, 400
Beef, versus corn, .
541 Caponizing and spaying,

457
Beer, sap, how to made,
247 Canker worm,

315
Birds, do they understand what they learn, 15; Car travelling,

368
stories of, 38; and the spring, 239; spare the, Carpets, manufacture of, 329; moths in,

349
306, 565 ; about the, .
350 Carrots, 39; culture of, 70; great crop of,

71, 89
Blackberry, New Rochelle,

458 Caterpillars, how to destroy, 411 ; vegetable, 415
Blinkers, Rarey on horse,

454 Cattle show, notes of, 43; lice on, 168; old red
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