To plow and till(land,especially to eradicate or reduce weeds.
a village square;the village green.
It occurred to me that cleared of its ramshackle fences and planted with flowers and grass, it might form a pleasant park
I could hear birds whistling at the edge of the woods,and the Prussians drilling in the meadow behind the sawmill.
It was only in 1983 that scientists inserted the first foreign genes into tobacco and petunias, the "white mice" of the plant world
In this wet weather, grass runs riot in the vegetable beds.
A hop picker
One Saturday afternoon, I hauled the machine into the garden and had a close look at it.
" Why don't you throw that old wool hat away and get a nice cool straw hat?"
This lowly roof must not be contaminated by the presence of one, who has deceived an honourable gentleman