Five Hundred Pointes of Good Husbandrie, 1573

Thomas Tusser

by Thomas Tusser In January, for example, the housewife should be busy planting peas and beans and setting young rose roots. During March and April she will work ‘from morning to night, sowing and setting her garden or plot’, to produce the crops of parsnips, beans, and melons which will ‘winnest the heart of a…

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