Cultivating Objects

Extent: 740
Small silvered tin with blue text and logo for Suttons Seeds on hinged lid
Suttons Seeds order dispatch tin (MERL 2007/28)

The Museum of English Rural Life holds a range of objects and artworks relating to cultivating land for growing crops. From clearance and preparation of the ground, paring the top soil, cultivating, fertilising and manuring, harrowing, rolling, planting, digging, ploughing, seeding, irrigation, protection, singling and weeding. 

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The objects are catalogued on the online database. Search using the word ‘cultivating

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Suttons Seeds Display Cabinet

Forces For Change

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