Hot-bed Sentence Examples
Fresh manure should be avoided, but the remains from an old hot-bed or mushroom bed may be incorporated.
Elected deputy for his native town of Forli in 1880, he helped the royal visit to Romagna, hitherto regarded as a hot-bed of anti-monarchical views.
In these cases the first supply of heat is derived from the hot bed made up within the pit.
Horse dung is generally the principal ingredient in all hot bed manure; and, in its partially decomposed state, as afforded by exhausted hot beds, it is well adapted for garden use.
It should be sown in April in a hot-bed, and afterwards planted out in beds or borders.Advertisement
It requires rich deep earth to form its finest leaves, and to raise the plants a brisk hot-bed is needed in February or March, in which to plunge the pots in which the seeds should be sown.
It requires to be raised in a gentle hot-bed, and the seedlings should be transplanted in May to a warm friable soil, in which they will flower freely.
Hollyhocks may be propagated by single eyes, put in in July and August, and also by cuttings put in in spring, on a slight hot-bed.
The seeds should be sown on a gentle hot-bed in April, although they will occasionally succeed out of doors.
A slight mulching of one-year-old sifted hot-bed manure will be found useful for keeping out the drought and nourishing the roots through a dry season.Advertisement
Sow the seed in April in a hot-bed, pricking out the seedlings in a hot-bed, and plant about the end of May.
It may be treated either as a half-hardy annual, and sown in February or March under glass or in a hot-bed, but it requires a warmer climate than ours to do well.
Pot on again in March singly into 4-inch pots, and at end of April plant out into open borders; or sow on slight hot-bed in March, prick out into pits for transplanting into open in May; or sow in open in April and May.
Seeds germinate freely in a hot-bed in early spring.
Gardeners throughout the ages used some form of cold frame or hot bed to keep plants warm during the winter months.Advertisement