Turnips and mangolds are growing in great forty-acre squares.
With the passing of the month swedes and artichokes will have lost much of their nourishment; mangolds can now take their place.
They skulk along the hedgerows until they reach the "cave" where the farmer has stored his mangolds to secure them from frost.
Of roots, turnips, carrots and mangolds are widely cultivated, heavy crops being obtained by early sowing and rich manuring.
We have carrots, mangolds and sugar beets; all easily raised, and cheaply stored in barn cellars or pits.
The dozen mangolds grown in one patch were pulled up and carefully weighed.
Fairly large potato-fields occur at short intervals, and mangolds and turnips are grown for feeding stock.
The notion of growing turnips and mangolds in a country made for root crops was at first not well received.
Turnips, swedes and mangolds make up the bulk of the green crops.