Planting of countries, is like planting of woods; for you must make account to leese almost twenty years’ profit, and expect your recompense in the end.
While you are planting the seed, he cries — “Drop it, drop it — cover it up, cover it up — pull it up, pull it up, pull it up.” But this was not corn, and so it was safe from such enemies as he.
It was a singular experience that long acquaintance which I cultivated with beans, what with planting, and hoeing, and harvesting, and threshing, and picking over and selling them — the last was the hardest of all — I might add eating, for I did taste.
First look out for worms, and supply vacancies by planting anew.
Perhaps, too, he does not like the extracts from gardening books I read to him sometimes when he is planting or sowing something new.Upon the whole, the Spaniards acted the moderators between them; and as they had obliged the two Englishmen not to hurt the three while they were naked and unarmed, so they now obliged the three to go and rebuild their fellows’ two huts, one to be of the same and the other of larger dimensions than they were before; to fence their ground again, plant trees in the room of those pulled up, dig up the land again for planting corn, and, in a word, to restore everything to the same state as they found it, that is, as near as they could.In fact, beyond the initial planting and the occasional maintenance of weeding and trimming, native plants are usually very low maintenance, requiring very little in the way of additional feeding or doctoring.I’ve done all phases of it myself–scouting, seed collecting, seed germination, planting, transplanting, watering, growing, fencing, fertilizing, and insecticide spraying.Alvarez himself keeps close watch over all aspects of the tree planting.Instead of sending the kiln dust to the landfill, MFR started a new synthetic soil program where it mixes kiln dust with yard waste from surrounding communities and waste-water treatment sludge from the city of Hannibal to make a synthetic soil to fill old quarries, eventually planting grass and tress.It also spent over $50,000 planting 350 trees on the 8.3-hectare site.The year was 1919 and across the country, garden clubs, schoolchildren, towns, American Legion posts, and families were planting memorial trees.