Taiquan and Gillian

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    Growing Tobacco

  • Seeds

    They planted seeds and coverd them with pine braches.
  • Growing Tobacco

    During the winter forests were cleared to make new tobacco fields.
  • Growing Tobacco

    As the tobacco grew in the fields it had to be checked often for tobacco worms.
  • Planting Seed

    The hands of tabacco were packed inside of barrels called hogsheads.
  • Tobacco

    The hogsheads of tobacco had to be transported from the barnes to the wharf.
  • Planting Tobacco Seed

    The tobacco growing season started as early as January.Tiny tobacco seeds were planted in seedbed in a protected area.They were coveredwith pine branches to protect them from the cold> The waterd and weeded.