Forcing-houses Sentence Examples
The bulbs are placed in long shallow boxes, plunged in soil or ashes in the open air, and are later introduced as required into heat in semi-darkness, and are afterwards transferred to benches in the forcing houses where they flower.
A considerable portion of the north wall is usually covered in front with the glazed structures called forcing-houses, and to these the houses for ornamental plants are sometimes attached; but a more appropriate site for the latter is the flower garden, when that forms a separate department.
Pipes should also be laid having a connexion with all the various greenhouses and forcing-houses, each of which should be provided with a cistern for aerating the daily supplies.
Whenever continuous supplies of cucumbers, melons and tomatoes are required, it is most convenient to grow them in properly constructed forcing houses.
In the case of forcing-houses, the water should be heated before being applied to the borders containing the roots of the trees.Advertisement
This is also necessary in the case of water used for syringing the plants, which should be done two or three times a day in all stoves and forcing-houses, especially during the period when the young growth is being developed.
Be careful to protect the stems of vines that are outside the forcing-houses.
In the forcing-houses, from the variable state of the weather, considerable vigilance is required in giving air.
The forcing-houses ought to have abundance of fresh air and moisture where required, along with the necessary heat.
In the forcing-houses, where the crops are past, part of the sashes may be removed, so as to permit thorough ventilation.Advertisement
Clean and repair the forcing-houses, and overhaul the heating apparatus to see it is in good working condition.
In the forcing-houses prune and train the trees; fork over and dress the borders of such houses as have not been already done.