This antique text contains a detailed account of how the author turned a run-down farm into a most profitable and pleasurable enterprise. It includes a wealth of practical and insightful information on growing potatoes, wheat and clover culture, tillage, tile drainage, manure saving... and much more. This fascinating book contains much in the way of practicable and instructional information, and will be of much value to anyone looking to begin farming or for existing farmers looking to improve their farms. The chapters of this text include: 'How I Came to Be a Farmer', 'What the Farm Was', 'How We Started', 'Mixed Farming', 'What We Have Done', 'Special Farming', 'Clearing of Trees', 'Laying Out the Farm', 'Tile Drainage', 'How to Tile Drain', 'Other Points in Drainage', 'Tillage', 'Clover as a Fertilizer', and more. This book was originally published in 1893, and is proudly republished now complete with a new introduction on farming.