They hoed and cultivated sixteen acres of field corn, ten acres of ensilage corn, five acres of beans, five acres of potatoes; carried sheaves of rye and wheat to the shocks and shocked them; and two of the students milked seven cows at each milking time.
One that boasted the widest area in days when it must be hoed for the advantage of potatoes insanely planted there, was now a plot so tiny that the returned wanderer, amazedly staring at it, abandoned all effort to make it occupy its old place in his memory.
Vegetation was out in its richest luxuriance, the rows of corn and potatoes, freshly hoed, were ornamenting the flats, the wheat and other grains were throwing up their heads, and the meadows were beginning to exchange their flowers for the seed.
In the course of our ride, we saw a turnip-field, which he had hoed with his own hands.
Shortly after the conclusion of this afternoon's binge at Market Snodsbury Grammar School he asked her to marry him, and she appears to have right-hoed without a murmur.
There were some vegetable beds, but they were not as yet hoed or planted.
But when he saw that she had hoed the potatoes after all he was not pleased.
Georgia was to press down the nettle stems with a stick, while I cut them off and hoed up the roots.
The next morning I went early to the flower-garden, and, before anybody was stirring, had it all hoed and raked over, so that no more hard work could be done there.
Plowed and hoed and made cotton and cornwhat else was he goin' to do.
"My father made cotton and corn, plowed and hoed in slavery time.
The "weed trees" should be cut down, just as the weeds are hoed out of a field of corn, in order that the surviving trees may make better growth.
Occupational Experiences "When I got old enough, I worked a farmpicked cotton, hoed, plowed, pulled cornall such things.
He hoed and plowed.
It requires little or no attention beyond pinching out the tops when running to seed and keeping the ground hoed.
"Meanwhile, in southern lowlands the rice-fields, that have been hoed and flooded with water all the season to make the grain grow, are covered with tall stalks of rice, whose grains are not quite ripe, but soft and milky like green corn.
Now, an American farmer, in order to form an approximate idea of the amount of labor given to the growth of these crops, must remember that all these great fields of wheat, oats, barley, turnips, beans, and peas, containing in all over 2,000 acres, are hoed by hand once or twice.
The latter are horse-hoed three or four times; and as they are drilled on the flat, or without ridging the surface of the ground, they are crossed with a horse-hoe with eight V shaped blades.
We nailed up the honeysuckle and hoed the scarlet beans.
"To be sure, I didn't plant itI owe the owner of the place for thatbut I hoed it, and I cut it, and I'm reaping the credit.
Henri cooked and washed and mended, and hoed in the garden.
Very devoted to his mother, he would follow her into the cotton field as she picked or hoed cotton, urged by the thrashing of the overseer's lash.
I used to plow and hoed a lot and everything else and then did'nt do enough.
It should be drilled at eighteen inches distance, and kept constantly hoed all summer, have a large coat of manure in winter, and be dug into the ground between the drills.
The plant is biennial, and is usually sown in May, and the crop kept hoed during that season.