The black knot is best kept in check by cutting out the knots whenever they can be seen, and burning them.
black knot is a serious disease of the plum and of the cherry tree.
Suddenly the black knot of warriors dashed into the obstruction, brandishing spears and clubs, and screaming like maniacs.
The diseases known as black knot and peach curl are thus caused.
Well, I 'm sure I wish you would, if you 're any good at a black knot; my heart and my nails are both broke with one here.
There are four leading difficulties in the growing of Plums—leaf blight, fruit rot, black knot, and curculio.
Give me a knife, Nora, the string's perished with the salt water, and there's a black knot on it you wouldn't loosen in a week.
All black knot should be cut out and burned some time before February of each year.
Now he was spurring the horses to a fine lather, for he could see the grooms in a black knot by the White Horse cellars.
The tree is sick; sick with a patching disease of trees called the black knot.