How to use Edgings in a sentence
The hardy species will grow well in dry sandy soil, and are suitable for rockeries,old walls or edgings.
Very good edgings, but of a less durable character, are formed by thrift.
Amongst shrubby plants suitable for edgings are the evergreen candytuft (Iberis sempervirens), Euonymus radicans variegata, ivy, and Euonymus microphyllus - a charming little evergreen with small serrated leaves.
Edgings may also be formed of narrow slips of sandstone flag, slate, tiles or bricks.
One advantage of using edgings of this kind, especially in kitchen gardens, is that they do not harbour slugs and similar vermin, which all live edgings do, and often to a serious extent, if they are left to grow large.Advertisement
The pathways should be paved with tiles, brick or stone, or made of concrete and cement, and the surface should be gently rounded so that the water required for evaporation may drain to the sides while the centre is sufficiently dry to walk upon; they should also have brick or stone edgings to prevent the water so applied soaking away at the sides and thus being wasted.
Lawns should be mown, and the edgings trimmed.
Any person wishing to protect their doors should use proper rubber door edgings.
Both chives and marjoram make attractive edgings for a vegetable bed.
No, no (although I'd like to learn to crochet one day - if only to do edgings ).Advertisement
He backs calls for a reduced speed limit, traffic lights and suggests curb edgings and a weight limit to stop heavy vehicles.
Loose metal threads and gold lace edgings were secured by stitching with Gutermann's polyester ' Skala ' threads.
The company - which is the UK's market leader in stair edgings and floor accessories - was bought out of Headlam plc.
All Nemophilas are well suited for edgings and for filling small beds, as they are compact in growth.
N. Mussini is an old plant, flourishing in ordinary garden soil, and was once used for edgings to borders, a purpose for which its compact growth suits it well; but none of these plants are among the best for choice borders.Advertisement
As it flowers late in summer, it should not be used where early bloom is sought, but is useful for edgings.
They are planted as edgings or in dry places where few other things would live, and even thus the kinds are not all hardy.
In sun or shade it is most valuable for the spring or rock garden, or for a border of choice hardy bulbs, and where it is sufficiently plentiful, for edgings to American plants in peat soil.
It makes good edgings, and when it is used for this purpose the flower-spikes should be cut away.
They do not come well into the flower garden, as their season of bloom is not long, and it is therefore worth while naturalising them in free soils, and also using them as edgings in the flower garden.Advertisement
It is useful for edgings, amongst plants in borders, or for pots for rooms.
It is deservedly popular for edgings in the flower garden, and also admirable for the rock garden.
It is suitable for edgings or for the rock garden, grows in any soil, and is easily propagated.
It may be used in flower gardening, but it would be better to select some of the rarer species for edgings and other purposes.
There are several named varieties, the most attractive being the sky-blue (coerulea), which in early spring forms sheets of bright color edgings in free soil.Advertisement
The pale greenish-yellow flowers are small, not showy, but the plant is useful from its form and silvery hue for groups and edgings, growing readily in ordinary soil on the level border or on slopes of the rock garden.
A native of sandy places and cool damp woods from Canada to Virginia, and often found in the shade of evergreens, it does best in moist peat, and forms edgings to beds where the soil is of that nature, but it will also grow in loam.
Suitable for the rock garden, for the front margins of borders, and for edgings to beds of dwarf American plants, and it is best where well exposed.
The plants should be specially prepared for out of doors, young ones being best for edgings, though taller ones may be used in certain positions.
They make neat edgings, and may be used as such with good effect.
Associated with the best Scillas, Leucojum vernum, Iris reticulata, dwarf Daffodils, and the like, T. uniflora is delightful, and is equally useful for the rock garden, borders, or edgings.
It is useful for the spring garden, for banks or borders in shrubberies, for edgings, and for the rock garden, and is easily increased by division.
Trims such as crocheted edgings, rickrack, and bias binding were used and the waistbands, pockets and straps were typically made from a contrasting or coordinating fabric.
All hems and edgings will likely be double-stitched to provide longer wear, and suits will often be lined if it's appropriate to a particular style.
Thread crochet has traditionally been used for doilies, tablecloths, curtains, bedspreads, chair sets, hats, bags, edgings, lacy frilly babywear and womenswear.