Antonyms for top-dressing

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A spring top-dressing of nitrate of soda is usually helpful.

For pastures or meadows air-slaked lime is used as a top-dressing.

Of course it was applied as a top-dressing, mixed, however, with plaster.

If there was any top-dressing he particularly fancied, he should have it.

Many prefer to use a top-dressing of manure, regardless of conditions.

Some apply them extensively as a top-dressing for grass lands.

In the spring a top-dressing of rich manure and soot should be given.

It is usually best to pull out the weeds and give the border a top-dressing each fall of well rotted manure.

Top-dressing the area every fall with manure will tend to make the ground rich enough to afford a very heavy summer growth.

A top-dressing of manure is good, affording excellent physical condition of the surface for starting the plants.