All kinds of critters and reptiles began showing up in toolboxes, grease was smeared on iron steering wheels and grass burrs were dropped on gunnysack seat pads, all amidst flying dirt clods
. Dad finally had to place Uncle CB in the field full time to keep the tractors running and the pranks at bay.
Taconet O, Ciarletti V (2010) A contour-based approach for clods
identification and characterization on a soil surface.
A fresh mixture of native flowable fill containing clay clods
is shown in Figure 1.
Using the latest infrared technology built into its optical scanning system, the AGRISEP detects clods
, stones, wood or other inorganic material mixed up with crops during the harvesting process.
So when people were invited onto the pitch on Friday night after the Edinburgh Rugby match was over to run across it and kick a ball in the National Stadium before the pitch was dug up and replaced there was alarm when folk were spotted scooping up clods
of the stuff as a souvenir.
In laboratory experiments, slaking (breakdown of soil clods
into smaller fragments on rapid wetting) of soil clods
obtained from Btx horizons of two Fragiudalfs in the southern Mississippi Valley Silty Uplands occurred at significantly lower rates than clods
obtained from Bt horizons of a Hapludalf .
Remember when digging that the clods
need to be broken down or your lawn will end up uneven.
as many times as I can, and make them root under the clods
of earth or
You don't have to break down the clods
of soil too much, in fact by keeping them large it will help the air circulate and the frost will break them up.
Now's the perfect time to dig heavy soil so that winter frosts can help break down the newly turned clods
. Digging heavy ground is hard work, and is best staggered over a few sessions.
Now is the perfect time to dig heavy soil so winter frosts can help break down the clods
. Digging is hard work and best staggered over a few sessions to save your back.
For root crops, remove rocks and clods
a foot deep.
From the moment I opened to the table of contents and read chapter titles like "Dirt Clods
and Bathtubs," "Evil Beam Knievel," and "Ninja Backflips," to the last word on page 57, I had a hard time reading the words through the tears Beam's brand of humorous storytelling brought to my eyes.
Continue to prepare seedbeds in the kitchen garden, breaking down clods
, removing stones and weeds from the soil and raking it to a fine tilth.
"You know, the class system started when it was noticed that one man was good at carrying clods
of earth and another man was good at thinking.