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" Two hundred pounds of earth were dried in an oven, and afterwards put into a large earthen vessel ; the earth was then moistened with rain-water, and a willow tree weighing five pounds was planted therein. During the space of five years the earth was... "
The New England Farmer - Page 421
1862
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The Journal of Health, Volumes 3-4

...grow. (To be continued.) INTERESTING EXPERIMENT. Two hundred pounds of earth were driedkin an oven and put -into a large earthen vessel ; the earth was then moistened with soft water, and a willow- tree weighing five pounds was placed therein. During the space of five years...
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Chemistry of the Four Seasons ...: An Essay, Principally Concerning Natural ...

Thomas Griffiths (Professor of Chemistry.) - Chemistry - 1846 - 495 pages
...prove. Two hundred pounds of earth were dried in an oven, and afterwards put into a large earthenware vessel ; the earth was then moistened with rain-water,...of five years, the earth was carefully watered with rain water, or pure water ; the willow grew and flourished ; and to prevent the earth from being mixed...
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Chemistry of the Four Seasons, Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter: An Essay ...

Thomas Griffiths - Chemistry - 1846 - 451 pages
...oven, and afterwards put into a large earthenware vessel; the earth was then moistened with rain water, and a willow tree, weighing five pounds, was planted...of five years, the earth was carefully watered with rain water, or pure water; the willow grew and flourished ; and to prevent the earth from being mixed...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Volumes 9-10

Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1848
...pound* of earth were dried in an oven, and afterwards put into a large earthenware vessel ; the ih was then moistened with rain-water, and a willow tree,...weighing five pounds, was planted therein. During the ipac« of five years, the earth was carefully watered with rain-water, or pure water ; the willow grew...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1848
...— ' Two hundred pounds of earth were dried in an oven, and afterwards put into a large earthenware vessel ; the earth was then moistened with rain-water, and a willow tree, weighing fire pounds, was planted therein. During the space of five years, the earth was carefully watered with...
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Eliza Cook's journal, Volume 6

...conjecture is likely to be correctornot. Two hundred poundsof earth weredried in an oven, and afterwards put into a large earthen vessel ; the earth was then moistened with rain-water, and a willow-tree, weighing five pounds, was planted therein. During the space of five years the earth was...
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The life of a tree

Life - 1849
...conjecture is likely to be correct or not. Two hundred pounds of earth were dried in an oven, and afterwards put into a large earthen vessel: the earth was then moistened with rainwater, and, a willow-tree weighing five pounds was planted therein. During the space of five years, the earth was...
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The Massachusetts Teacher, Volume 5

Education - 1852
...; the earth was then moistened with rain water, and a willow tree weighing five pounds, was'planted therein. During the space of five years, the earth was carefully watered with rain water. The willow grew and flourished, and to prevent the earth being mixed with fresh earth,...
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A Manual of Political Economy

Erasmus Peshine Smith - Economics - 1853 - 269 pages
...portion of their nutriment.* It is * " Two hundred pounds of earth were dried in an oven, and afterwards put into a large earthen vessel; the earth was then...willow grew and flourished; and, to prevent the earth being mixed with fresh earth, blown upon it by the winds, it was covered with a metal plate full of...
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A Manual of Political Economy

Erasmus Peshine Smith - Economics - 1853 - 269 pages
...portion of their nutriment.* It is * " Two hundred pounds of earth were dried in an oven, and afterwards put into a large earthen vessel; the earth was then...tree weighing five pounds was planted therein. During tfye space of five years, the earth was caref-Ily watered with rain-water. The willow grew and flourished...
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