Rotavator

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Rotavator

, Rotovator
™ a type of machine with rotating blades that will break up soil
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There is a persistent minority who believe that the key to a successful garden plot lies in making sure that the soil is beautifully broken up by the action of a rotovator.
Then, the weed seeds were incorporated into the soil (5 cm depth) with a rotovator and corn planted.
A THE best way to cultivate your garden without breaking your back is by using a rotovator.
The "Farmer with Ford tractor seeks farmer's daughter with Rotovator, harrow and baler suitable for same, with view to marriage" type of advertisement beloved by Irish comedians and close enough to the truth to cause offence and laughter in equal proportions, became rarer.
A rotovator or independently powered garden tiller made for lawn tractors can replace plow, disc, and harrow on small spreads if repeated passes don't take too much time for you.
The entire process is undertaken with a small tractor equipped with a rotovator attachment.
In the 1940s, the New Holland pickup bailer and the Howard Rotovator owed their Northwest success to the Wade company's marketing.
Experts discussed in detail the application of spray to remove leaf from cotton plants after last picking, clean picking of cotton, allowing animals to graze to remove cotton remains, application of Rotovator to bury cotton sticks, destroying cotton waste at the ginning factories, elimination of mealy bug from cotton and other host plants, changing positions of cotton sticks' heaps to plug chances of pest infestation and other issues.
The land vacated by cotton should be ploughed or Rotovator be applied to expose the roots of harvested crop before the sunlight so that Larvae of pink bollworm hidden inside are exposed are killed by sunlight or eaten by birds.
Most gardeners will know that the excessive use of a rotovator can create an impermeable layer - or pan - beneath the surface, which impedes drainage and prevents plant root systems from tapping vital water supplies during dry weather.
Whatever you do, don't succumb to the temptation to use a powered cultivator or rotovator as this will chop the roots into little bits as it cultivates the soil, spreading and increasing the problem
I've had a strimmer and an air rifle taken from my shed, and they moved a Rotovator over to the fence, but obviously couldn't get it over, so they left it behind.