Dibble sentence example
He lifts the mother dibble in both hands, holds it across his head, its point toward the right.
The ground being prepared and, if necessary, enriched, and the surface made fine and smooth, a hole is made with the dibble deep enough and large enough to receive the roots of the seedling plants without doubling them up, and the hole is filled in by working the soil close to the plant with the point of the dibble.
The athletic side of the movement has been represented in national and international races by vegetarians winning the Berlin and Dresden walking match (125 m.), the Carwardine Cup (too m.) and Dibble Shield (6 hours) cycling races (190t and 1902), the amateur championship of England in racquets and in tennis (held by Mr Eustace Miles for a series of years), the cycling championship of India (3 years), half-mile running championship of Scotland (1896), world's amateur cycle records for all times from 4 hours to 13 hours (1902), too miles championship Yorkshire Road Club (1899, 1901).
When seedlings of vigorous plants have to be " pricked out," a dibble or dibber is the best implement to be used.
While Officer Dibble of course was not a cat, wouldn't there be a great sense of irony in giving a little cat this name.Advertisement
When the young plants are 3 inches in height, dibble them out again either into a frame or under handlights to keep away slugs.