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Definition of hilling up

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Definition as written by Floridian:

A gardening method where a small round hill is created six or seven inches high and seeds are planted. This aids seeds to germinate through better drainage and warmer soil.

Definition as written by talinum:

Piling up soil around the base of a plant in order to:
1. prevent wind damage
2. blanch the stems
3. encourage stem rooting

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