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- v. Alternative spelling of top-dress.
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I do think the topdress of manure would benefit seed starting efforts there.
The next year we will bring it into the greenhouse, topdress with something good, like the worm castings we bought bagged at our favorite local nursery Mouse Creek.
Much can be done to protect the bearing beds from the ravages of this pest: In gathering the mushrooms remove every vestige of old stump and fogged-off mushrooms, keep the holes filled up with fresh loam, and when the bed has been in bearing condition for a fortnight sprinkle it over with a solution of salt, and next day topdress with a half-inch coating of finely sifted fresh loam; firm it to the bed with the back of the hand, for it can not be pressed on with a spade on account of the growing mushrooms.
"thet Si made a good sale on the timber, an 'tuck the stones to onderpin hisn's house, kase be says the Budds and Slocums is jest about fitten to onderpin hisn's house and topdress his land."
When plants reach 8-10 "pot size, topdress with fresh potting soil annually.
Ideally, we want warmer temperatures and active weed growth for Huskie applications, so Huskie application may not fit the ideal topdress scenario. "