I took a spade and spaded off the top of their town to get in.
The ground was then spaded and raked thoroughly, and the seed sown.
No plows are used; every foot of the soil is spaded by men and women.
Back when it wasn't legal, they spaded up the ground real good.
Most of the roots will be formed in that part of the soil that has been plowed or spaded.
Then these root masses with their treasures on them are spaded into the soil.
The message of that gashed and spaded hillside was one of mortal defiance.
There was a small patch of fallow ground, that needed only to be spaded up to become a promising garden-spot.
See that the land is deeply plowed or spaded, so that the roots can penetrate deeper.
The trenches for the rows should be spaded twenty inches deep, and a part of the surface-soil put in the bottom.