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

A Living from the LandWilliam B. Duryee

Increased fertility must come from future cultivation and top dressing.

The Fat of the LandJohn Williams Streeter

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.

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

Following the use of stable manure an application of 1,000 pounds of ground quicklime as a top dressing will be beneficial.

He began to manure heavily; and used rape-cake as a top dressing with marked success.

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

Rustic CarpentryPaul N. Hasluck

A sprinkling of powdered nitrate soda as a top dressing when the plants are one-third grown will produce a rapid growth.

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.