The garden needed weeding anyway.
This was accompanied in Europe by a drastic weeding out of Miocene types, ultimately leaving the flora pretty much as it now exists.
This practice, which involves periodical weeding, adds considerably to the cost of maintaining plantations, and, although justified so far by results, possesses several other disadvantages.
Under less favourable circumstances the land is prepared from July till October by ploughing, weeding and manuring.
The insects cultivate their fungus, weeding out.
The Karens and Shans who settle in the plains expend much more care in ploughing and weeding their crops.
Viminalis may be raised on lowland soil if not water-logged or marshy, but the same attention to trenching and weeding is imperative.
The cost of planting and the outlay for manuring and weeding during the years of maturity of the crop, are higher in the Midlands and the yield was estimated by Ellmore at 6 to 10 tons per acre, green, worth from £3, ios.
No special tillage is required, but weeding and irrigation are requisite.
Gravel walks must be kept free from weeds, either by hand weeding, or by the use of one of the many weed killers now on the market.
In southern India and Ceylon clean hand-weeding is the method of cultivation, almost no hoeing being done.
Of the deep-sea cables within the first twelve years, placed the probable life of a cable as low as fifteen years, but the weeding out of unserviceable types of construction, and the general improvement in materials, have by degrees extended that first estimate, until now the limit may be safely placed at not less than forty years.
It was getting close to noon when Carmen finished weeding in her garden.