Bracken sentence example
There, before the colonists came, wide sweeps of dull green bracken or wiry yellow-green tussocks seemed bleak and monotonous enough.
The bracken grows in low sandy tracts near the coast.
It consists of an undulating plateau, surrounded by hills, which are covered with thin oak forest and bracken.
The existence of these myrmecophilous Ferns suggests a possible explanation of the nectaries on the leaves of some other species, such as the Common Bracken.
The ground cover of the woodland is dominated by bracken which is currently being managed to reduce its potential fire risk.Advertisement
These rights include, among others, the right to graze animals, to cut bracken, to fish or to collect firewood.
Using chemicals Chemicals to kill bracken to stop soil becoming too acidic Horse for grazing.
The Bracken Fern (P. aquilina), the only thoroughly hardy species of this genus, is generally so common as not to need cultivation.
The bulb should be so deeply planted as to show only the upper part of the neck, the whole being surrounded with clean sand and the crowns covered up with leaves and bracken during winter.
It can also cause long-term damage to the soil and vegetation, allowing bracken to colonize.Advertisement
Derek trudged up the hill through the dying bracken.
Beyond, climb the wide grassy path, ascending through dense bracken, to arrive at the tall cairn on the summit.
They spend long periods basking on the ground, on logs, on bramble leaves, or on dead bracken.
These were rough squares and circles of rough local stone, shot with sprouts of green bracken.
However some species have adapted, like the invasive bracken which has taken over large swathes of dry heath land in Cornwall.Advertisement
He could not trace them; he supposes that they hid in the deep bracken behind the Old Camp.
Clearing deep bracken litter Where bracken litter Where bracken stands have existed for some years there is a build up of bracken leaf litter.
The Trust and Government wildlife advisors English Nature also plan to harvest bracken from sites in East Anglia.
Work involves helping with the animals, hedging, fencing, clearing brambles & bracken.
His Bracken Ring and Bracken Knot lasted no more than two summers, changing from bright green to brown before their eventual disintegration.Advertisement
I did want a couple of bracken ferns but couldn't find them.
He Who Was Not To Be Involved had to keep cutting back the gorse & bracken, which kept hiding the date.
Bracken fern is a weed species mainly found on rough grazing.
Recent bracken clearing will allow a more natural heathland habitat to emerge, which will be enhanced further under Tir Gofal.
Later in the year purple heather stands out resplendent against the golden bracken.Advertisement
Bracken loves acid soils hence its failure to overwhelm the limestone hills in the Yorkshire Dales in the same way it has in Cumbria.
Hedgerow species are mixed and include hornbeam, field maple, holly, elm and some bracken to the small plateau area.
Bracken and male fern were gathered from the woods during the 17th and 18th centuries, and burned to make potash for bleaching linen.
Areas of grass and bracken litter can be treated in the same way.
On either side wall are stone box beds which would have been filled with bracken or heather, and covered with animal pelts.Advertisement
Bracken removal and heathland restoration on Trinity Hill west would result in a mixed age mosaic of heathland vegetation.
Bracken beds in sunny locations can develop a simple spring flora (including violets) that mimics that found in coppice woodland.
The practice is confined to poorer types of land, such as heaths covered with furze and bracken or fens and clay areas smothered with rank grasses and sedges.
Note how the bracken and other understory vegetation has also grown because of the protection from overgrazing provided by the deer fence.
There is 5ft high bracken up to the tarmac.Advertisement
The seeds are sown in April, on rich ground, which should not be too highly manured; the young larches are planted out when two years old, or sometimes transferred to a nursery bed to attain a larger size; but, like all conifers, they succeed best when planted young; on the mountains, the seedlings are usually put into a mere slit made in the ground by a spade with a triangular blade, the place being first cleared of any heath, bracken, or tall herbage that might smother the young tree; the plants should be from 3 to 4 ft.
So profitable was sheep-farming seen to be that energetic settlers began to burn off the bracken and cut and burn the forest in the North Island and sow English grasses on the cleared land.