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Such pruning is called “topping,” and it increases the plant’s risk of disease while guaranteeing that a load of twiggy sprouts will erupt from below the point of amputation.
IT’S TREE-PRUNING SEASON. HERE’S HOW TO DO IT WITHOUT RESORTING TO ‘CRAPE MURDER.’ADRIAN HIGGINSJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Ladle the soup into bowls, and, if using, garnish with cilantro, sprouts, basil, onion, sambal oelek, sriracha, jalapeño or serrano chile, and a squeeze of lime.
AN AROMATIC CHICKEN SOUP TO RESTORE THE BODY AND REVIVE THE SPIRITOLGA MASSOVJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We start out with very small sprouts, which we grow in test tubes before we transfer them to a greenhouse, where they’ll develop into plants that will create small tubers.
POTATO INNOVATION HAS STAGNATED FOR DECADES. SEXUAL REPRODUCTION MIGHT GET IT UNSTUCK.KATIE MCLEANDECEMBER 18, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Many holiday recipes already call for in-season ingredients, like sweet potatoes, squash, kale, and brussel sprouts.
YOUR GUIDE TO COOKING A SUSTAINABLE HOLIDAY MEALBY ALLIE WIST/SAVEURDECEMBER 17, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
While you collect the rootstocks, keep an eye out for little sprouts at the base of the plant.
13 EDIBLE PLANTS YOU CAN STILL FIND IN THE WINTERBY TIM MACWELCH/OUTDOOR LIFEDECEMBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
A sprout just showing will endure several nights' freezing if there is some warm sun in the day-time.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
A long sprout is liable to be broken off in sowing, or killed by cold, after it is in the ground.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
"Well, if Willis Morgan's been misjudged, then I'm really an angel all ready to sprout wings," observed the clerk.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
Said I not, he holdeth, as yet, but the dead letter—but the seed which is sown shall one day sprout and quicken?
PEVERIL OF THE PEAKSIR WALTER SCOTT
"I'm only a boy sprout," said Roy, his wonted buoyancy persisting.
TOM SLADE WITH THE COLORSPERCY K. FITZHUGH
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SPROUT

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  • sonny
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  • squirt
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  • tadpole
  • whippersnapper
  • youngster
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