Bedding plants thrive best in a light loam, liberally manured with thoroughly rotten dung from an old hotbed or thoroughly decomposed cow droppings and leaf-mould.
It is an unlovely place, surrounded by mud flats, and a hotbed of malaria.
Sow stocks, dahlias and a few tender and half-hardy annuals, on a slight hotbed, or tin pots.
- Sow small salading and radishes in the first week, and lettuces in frames on a shallow hotbed for planting out in spring.
Early in 1895 murmurings and disorderly conduct against the authorities began to take place in the military school at Rio de Janeiro, which had always been a hotbed of intrigue.
Oliver was born on the 25th of April 1599, was educated under Dr Thomas Beard, a fervent puritan, at the free school at Huntingdon, and on the 23rd of April 1616 matriculated as a fellow-commoner at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, then a hotbed of puritanism, subsequently studying law in London.
One of the causes of ill-feeling was the university question; the Austrian government had persistently refused to create an Italian university for its Italian subjects, fearing lest it should become a hotbed of irredentism, the Italianspeaking students being thus obliged to attend the GermanAustrian universities.
For warmth, for dryness, for absence of fog, and for facility of walking after rain, just when the air is at its purest and its best, there is nothing equal to gravel; but when gravel has been rendered foul by infiltration with organic matters it may easily become a very hotbed of disease.
Propagate old roots of dahlias by cuttings of the young shoots in a hotbed.
Pot Neapolitan violets for forcing; or plant out on a mild hotbed.
- The directions for January will in the main apply to this month, except that now some of the hardier annuals may be sown in hotbed or greenhouse, and also the propagation of plants by cuttings may be done rather better now than in January, as the greater amount of light gives more vitality to the cutting.
Cabbage, lettuce and cauliflower seeds, if sown early this month in hotbed or greenhouse, will make fine plants if transplanted into hotbed in March.
Annuals that have been sown in the greenhouse or hotbed may be planted out, and seeds of such sorts as mignonette, sweet alyssum, Phlox Drummondii, portulaca, &c., may be sown in the beds or borders.
Later, this region was the hotbed or " revivals " and the cradle of Irvingism.
In some cases the tubers for early crops are sprouted on a hotbed, the plants being put out as soon as the leaves can bear exposure.
The whole of this region is a well-known hotbed of fanaticism, the headquarters of the Achakzais, the most aggressive of all Durani tribes.
hotbed of talent in the Horror genre.
hotbed of artistic creativity.
hotbed of football, the Leamington and Warwick area boasts considerable strength in depth.
hotbed of lottery activity.
hotbed of crime since there are many kinds of entertainment premises.
hotbed of music, what's it like?
TOWER Hamlets is fast becoming a hotbed for table tennis with pupils from Morpeth School leading the way.
OVERALL CONCLUSIONS There are practical problems with using hotbed in the academic classes.
Steve Burns expects Combe to remain a hotbed of FF1600 action under the CCRC regime.
Asian cinema is becoming the new hotbed of talent in the Horror genre.
Throw in a dodgy businessman with a secret past, and Honeycote is soon a veritable hotbed of passion and intrigue.
It's been great and has been a real hotbed of musical creativity, but it was tiny.
The capital is once again a seething hotbed of activity signaling the world to make way for the millenium.
Norwich then - center of the universe and political hotbed of music excellence, or rural backwater full of prog rock fans?
hotbed staff and endorsed by the evaluator.
hotbed team] Q: Do you actually see it also helping you learn a tune?
hotbed project is seeking to learn more about the specific needs of performance students in their interactions with digital materials.
The palace of Trebizond was famed for its magnificence, the court for its luxury and elaborate ceremonial, while at the same time it was frequently a hotbed of intrigue and immorality.
To King George and his ministry, Massachusetts was the hotbed of disloyalty, the head and front of opposi t ion to their colonial policy, and there coercion should p y?
The decline in industry, combined with the Midwest's natural resources, has made it a growing hotbed of renewable energy sources and innovations.
The truth is, Niagara Falls offers a hotbed of activity for children of all ages.
P2P networks can also be a hotbed of viruses and spyware.
Kristy Joe, a hotbed of drama in Season Two, previously modeled for Playboy.
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