Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Friday, June 1, 2012

La Maison Rustique - June

From: L'agriculture et maison rustique, Charles Estienne (Rouen, 1658).

The works that the laborer should do for each month of the year.

(Chapter 10)



In June prepare the area, and clean it well of any straw, hay, and dust.

Mow the meadows.

Harvest the barley.

Prune the vines.

Beat the wheat for planting when it's time to sow.