This section is from the book "The Gardener's Monthly And Horticulturist V20", by Thomas Meehan. See also: Four-Season Harvest: Organic Vegetables from Your Home Garden All Year Long.
Black Walnut is a handsome, hardy, fast-growing tree. The valuable properties of its wood are so well known that I need not speak of them"here. In a few years from planting the annual crop of nuts will amply pay all cost. The nuts are easily obtained from the. trees which grow along the streams, and should be gathered in the Fall for seed, and bedded in the ground, covering them with earth to keep moist till Spring, and then plant two to three inches deep where the trees are to remain.