The Garden Guide

Book: Gardening tours by J.C. Loudon 1831-1842
Chapter: Northern England and Southern Scotland in 1841

Dibble for Mangold Wurzel

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Dibble for Mangold Wurzel. (fig. 60.) First used at Deanston. Mr. Smith caused them to be made with the shoulder, to prevent his people from putting the seed too deep. The person using it walks in the middle betwixt two drills with one in each hand; another follows putting in the seed.