The ground was fertile, with alluvial, or unconsolidated, soil.
From the resourceful rat to the fertile pig, the 12 zodiac heads ostensibly represent different periods in the Chinese calendar.
The Metropouloses have found that the global market can be fertile ground for production innovation.
mid-15c., from Middle French fertil and directly from Latin fertilis "bearing in abundance, fruitful, productive," from ferre "to bear" (see infer). Fertile Crescent (1914) was coined by U.S. archaeologist James H. Breasted (1865-1935).
fertile fer·tile (fûr'tl)
Capable of conceiving and bearing young.
Fertilized. Used of an ovum.