How to use Boggy in a sentence
It never grows in wet boggy places, never in woods, or on or about stumps of trees.
Cranberry plants grow in wet boggy areas.
The soil is light and sandy, but much of the land reclaimed in the boggy districts is very fertile.
Bog-asphodel (Narthecium ossifragum), a member of the same family, is a small herb common in boggy places in Britain, with rigid narrow radical leaves and a stem bearing a raceme of small golden yellow flowers.
For example, the country gone over is seldom level springy turf; it is up hill and down dale, across ridge and furrow, over ground studded with ant-hills (which, unlike mole-hills, are often very hard), over ploughed or boggy land.Advertisement
St Lawrence and Hudson Bay in eastern Canada also presents one or two lakes draining each way, but in a much less striking position, since the water-parting is flat and boggy instead of being a lofty range of mountains.
By extravasation of blood is meant the pouring out of blood into the areolar tissues, which become boggy.
This week's task - to construct a boardwalk across a boggy area on either side of a bridge over a small stream.
The terrain often features rugged, boggy moorland, or high mountains.
Less common specialities of these boggy areas include bog pimpernel, bog asphodel, round-leaved sundew and pale butterwort.Advertisement
The campsite became boggy at first, then huge puddles appeared, then, at about 8pm the river burst its banks.
For instance, light sandy topsoil on top of clay subsoil may result in boggy conditions where the two soils meet.
The going low down is quite appalling; grassy tussocks interspersed with boggy holes giving some of the slowest progress imaginable.
The resulting pieces were placed in a boggy area in a dell full of wild watercress.
He set out for Narva on the 13th of November, against the advice of all his generals, who feared the effect on untried troops of a week's march through a wasted land, along boggy roads guarded by no fewer than three formidable passes which a little engineering skill could easily have made impregnable.Advertisement
P. vacciniifolium, 6 to to in., is a pretty prostrate subshrubby species, with handsome rose-pink flowers, suitable for rockwork, and prefers boggy soil; P. affine (Brunonis), I ft., deep rose, is a showy border plant, flowering in the late summer; P. cuspidatum, 8 to To ft., is a grand object for planting where a screen is desired, as it suckers abundantly, and its tall spotted stems and handsome cordate leaves have quite a noble appearance.
You will also get a very boggy patch in the lawn, where the water from the base slops over the side.
Calopogon - C. pulchellus is a beautiful hardy Orchid suitable for boggy ground, the flowers pink, 1 inch in diameter, in clusters of two to six upon a stem, beautifully bearded with white, yellow, and purple hairs.
The various Marsh Marigolds in groups or bold masses are effective, polypetala being the finest kind; they are easily grown in shallow water or boggy soil, and increased by division.
It thrives in damp boggy soil, in peat or leaf-mould.Advertisement
These plants are well worth growing by lakes or in boggy ground, and are easily increased by cuttings, which soon make good flowering specimens.
It grows well in a moist, sandy, peaty border, and in the drier parts of boggy ground.
It doesn't like boggy conditions, but it will tolerate some dryness after it is established.
Growers harvest Lucky bamboo from boggy wetlands found in China, Thailand and other western countries.
Lime is a base and neutralizes the acid materials present in badly drained meadows and boggy pastures.Advertisement
Those who only know the Snipe as it shows itself in the shooting-season, when without warning it rises from the boggy ground uttering a sharp note that sounds like scape, scape, and, after a few rapid twists, darts away, if it be not brought down by the gun, to disappear in the distance after a desultory flight, have no conception of the bird's behaviour at breeding-time.
In spite of the mountainous and boggy character of the country, roads were now constructed in all directions.
Large heath butterfly Large heath butterfly Large heath butterflies live in boggy areas.
The country is dotted over with large and small lakes, generally salt or alkaline, and intersected by streams, and the soil is boggy and covered with tussocks of grass, thus resembling the Siberian tundra and the Pamirs.