oa Farming in South Africa - A hot bed and its uses
|Article Title||A hot bed and its uses|
|© Publisher:||Department of Agriculture (South Africa)|
|Journal||Farming in South Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Lecturer in Horticulture, School of Agriculture, Glen, O.F.S.|
|Publication Date||Apr 1933|
|Pages||153 - 154|
|Keyword(s)||Building hot bed, Egg shells, Germination, Planting seeds, Shade, Size of frame, Thermometer, Top-dressings and Ventilation|
Good hot bed can be made out of strawy stable manure, but if deciduous tree leaves are available these can be added to the manure, as they will help it to retain an even temperature.
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