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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TOP DRESSING

It was a cheap sort of top dressing in which I had entire faith.

In such cases we have seen the clover saved by top dressing.

Increased fertility must come from future cultivation and top dressing.

A Member: Will it improve that land by fertilizing with top dressing?

The roof-covering is generally wheat straw, with a top dressing of either broom or heather.

A top dressing of fresh soil may be given each winter, and the plants protected from frost by binding straw round the stems.

Poultry or sheep manure may be used as top dressing to alternate with commercial fertilizer.

Remove the top dressing from the outside border, to allow the increasing power of the sun to act beneficially upon it.

As a general rule the manganese acts best when applied as a top dressing rather than when added together with the manure.

They are now well established, and only receive a top dressing of leaves and manure to keep them cool and moist in summer.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.