Earthing sentence example
The earth should be drawn up to celery with a hoe preparatory to earthing up with a spade.
Plant out kales and broccoli for late crops; plant celery (earthing up the advancing crops as required), endive for succession, and a few coleworts.
Propagate by slips, or by earthing up the old stems, the various pot-herbs.
Continue hoeing and earthing up the several crops.
The earthing up of celery this month is not to be recommended, unless a little very early supply is wanted.Advertisement
Earthing up therefore prevents these injuries, but where practised to an immoderate extent it materially reduces the produce of tubers.
The labour entailed in repeated earthing up is also considered a serious objection to its general adoption.