Thesaurus / ridging


The grower of green asparagus has about the same work, less the ridging and plowing down.

There are occasional fields of sainfoin and of turnips; but these latter are small, and no ridging or hurdling is yet practised.

Ridging the land tends to lessen the amount of moisture in the soil because it increases the evaporating surface.

The First Book of FarmingCharles L. Goodrich

After the varnish has set past a certain tack and the brush is then drawn through it, roughing and ridging occurs.

In ridging out the plants, one thing must be attended to in the preparation of the bed, which has not been before mentioned.

The same principle as the ridging of a shield to relieve the plain surface was also applied to the ordinaries upon it.

Heraldry for Craftsmen & DesignersWilliam Henry St. John Hope

The latter plowings are toward the rows, the effort being by ridging to give a long blanched surface to the shoots.

Deep planting is the first safeguard, and this is rendered still more effectual by ridging up the rows.

The GladiolusMatthew Crawford

He even endeavored to force a smile but it was hardly more than a ridging of his cheek muscles under his bristly beard.

In some sections, however, where the land is flat and full of water, ridging seems necessary if the land cannot be drained.

Agriculture for BeginnersCharles William Burkett

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