topdressing

noun
top·dress·ing | \ˈtäp-ˌdre-siŋ \

Definition of topdressing 

: a material used to top-dress soil

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Give your perennials a boost this fall with a topdressing of organic matter. Melinda Myers, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Give perennial gardens a boost in two easy steps," 11 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of topdressing

1744, in the meaning defined above

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