in width, and perhaps backed up by evergreens under certain conditions.
As regards evergreens opinions are divided, some preferring August and September, others April or May.
Transplant evergreens in moist weather, about the end of the month; and propagate them by layers and cuttings.
I also dreamed that I might gather the wild herbs, or carry evergreens to such villagers as loved to be reminded of the woods, even to the city, by hay-cart loads.
the gorgeous rhododendrons and azaleas, forms one of the grandest features of the establishment during the early summer, while if properly selected the plants are effective as a garden of evergreens at all seasons.
Transplant all kinds of evergreens, this month and September being the proper seasons.
There are still, however, in the coast belt woods of leguminous evergreens bearing bright-coloured flowers.
japonica (Japan) are greenhouse evergreens with respectively red or white and pinkish-purple flowers.
Transplant all sorts of hardy evergreens and shrubs, especially in dry soils, giving abundance of water.
Along the north-east border of the borough are Cypress Hills cemetery (400 acres), adjoining Brooklyn Forest Park, and the cemetery of the Evergreens (about 375 acres), adjoining Highland Park and partly in the borough of Queens.
The evergreens largely predominate here as well as in the extreme south, and on the open, sunburnt plains the vegetation takes on a subtropical aspect.
It is obvious that many of these Swiss Miocene plants will need more close study before their specific characters, or even their generic position, can be accepted as thoroughly made out; still, this will not affect the general composition of the flora, with its large proportion of deciduous trees and evergreens, and its noticeable deficiency in many of our largest living families.
The proportion of evergreens is large, and has a marked effect on the landscape in winter.
Form and repair lawns and grass walks by laying turf and sowing perennial grass-seeds; mow the lawns frequently; plant evergreens.
Plant evergreens; lay and put in cuttings of most of the hard-wooded sorts of shrubby plants October Kitchen Garden.
Put in cuttings of all sorts of evergreens, &c. Plant out the hardier sorts of roses.
The trees chiefly used for the hedges, and the best for the purpose, are the hornbeam among deciduous trees, or the yew among evergreens.
Peering through those windows, families can be seen gathering round the log fire, with the room bedecked with evergreens and red ribbon.
broadleaf evergreens when choosing plantings for your garden.
HEDGES Continue planting hedges and container-grown plants, including evergreens and conifers.
A " high hedge " is a line of two or more evergreens with a height of more than two meters above ground level.
Don't have too many conifers or other evergreens in a garden or planting, no more than about a third of the total.
The garden is lawned, except for a very small patch approximately 1 meter circular which we have put a few evergreens into.
broadleaf evergreens such as rhododendrons, azaleas, and hollies need acidic soil.
evergreens with leathery leaves can not be pruned now.
festoons of evergreens and flowers were twined round the columns, and others gracefully pendant stretched across the front.
parterres enclosed by more clipped evergreens.
Remove any reverted green shoots on hardy variegated evergreens, to prevent reversion taking over.
Of deciduous trees the sycamore, wych-elm, horse-chestnut, beech, lime, plane and poplar may be used, - the abele or white poplar, Populus alba, being one of the most rapidgrowing of all trees, and, like other poplars, well suited for nursing other choicer subjects; while of evergreens, the holm oak, holly, laurel (both common and Portugal), and such conifers as the Scotch, Weymouth and Austrian pines, with spruce and (South.) silver firs and yews, are suitable.
a temperate or colder zones where a season favourable to vegetation is succeeded by an unfavourable or winter season, leaves of evergreens must be protected from the frost and cold drying winds, and are therefore tougher or more leathery in texture than those of deciduous trees, and frequently, as in pines, firs and other conifers, are needle-like, thus exposing a much smaller surface to the drying action of cold winds.
The climate of Denmark does not differ materially from that of Great Britain in the same latitude; but whilst the summer is a little warmer, the winter is colder, so that most of the evergreens which adorn an English garden in the winter cannot be grown in the open in Denmark.
Here were great oaks and splendid evergreens with trunks like mossy pillars, from the branches of which hung garlands of ivy and mistletoe, and persimmon trees, the odour of which pervaded every nook and corner of the wood--an illusive, fragrant something that made the heart glad.
This company uses many types of evergreens from the Pacific Northwest to handcraft their wreaths.
B. sempervirens (the Common Box) from its close bushy habit is one of the most useful Evergreens for garden hedges.
A second variety, angustifolia, is one of the finest dwarf evergreens for the rock garden, of dense growth, perfect in shape, with neat dark green leaves.
All the hardy kinds may be planted under the drip and shade of trees where few other evergreens could exist.
As evergreens they are most useful, for they have little flower beauty, the blooms being very small, and not bright enough to make them conspicuous.
America, thriving also as evergreens in much of the southern parts of England and Ireland.
The greenish flowers are insignificant, and the fruits, like clusters of small Ivy berries, are seldom seen in this country, but the fleshy leaves are so unlike any others that these are among the most distinct of evergreens.
America, which are sometimes planted in collections of the rarer evergreens, and are more or less hardy according to local conditions.
A promising kind, at least for districts where our evergreens usually escape the effects of hard winters.
Jasmine Box (Phillyraea) - Distinct shrubs from the south of Europe, at one time among our best evergreens in the south.
Reflexa are beautiful evergreens, which are not very dissimilar in general aspect, and which without long dry scientific descriptions it would be impossible to distinguish.
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.
Colensoi are also very pretty at Castlewellan and other gardens in districts with a climate allowing of the cultivation of the half-hardy evergreens.
S. japonica is one of the very best town evergreens we possess.
The other species are not so important as flowering trees, though good evergreens where they will face the climate.
L. longiflorum is so early that, unless protected by the leaves of evergreens, its growth is apt to be checked.
Prune conifers and broadleaf evergreens in spring.
Evergreens: From gorgeous hollies to boxwood, evergreen shrubs provide much-needed color in the midst of winter.
A fireplace mantle is also a perfect location to add candles to your evergreens.
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Pictures of Decorated Christmas Trees shows many evergreens with dazzling displays of ornaments, lights, baubles, natural items, and more.
One of the most celebrated holiday evergreens is the White House Christmas tree.
Cuttings from evergreens and hollies can be used to make wreaths or swags-simply tie them to a wreath form or a piece of rope or twine with florist wire.
Evergreens predominate in the south, where grow subtropical plants such as the myrtle, arbutus, laurel, holm-oak, olive and fig; varieties of the same kind are also found on the Atlantic coast (as far north as the Cotentin), where the humidity and mildness of the climate favor their growth.
For evergreens August or September, and for greenhouse and stove-plants the spring and summer months, are the times most suitable for propagation by cuttings.
In the case of villa gardens there is usually little choice: the land to be occupied is cut up into plots, usually rectangular, and of greater or less breadth, and in laying out these plots there is generally a smaller space left in the front of the villa residence and a larger one behind, the front plot being usually devoted to approaches, shrubbery and plantations, flower beds being added if space permits, while the back or more private plot has a piece of lawn grass with flower beds next the house, and a space for vegetables and fruit trees at the far end, this latter being shut off from the lawn by an intervening screen of evergreens or other plants.
above sea-level, the upper limit of the members of the orange tribe; the second ascends to about 3300 ft., the limit of the growth of wheat, the vine and the hardier evergreens; and the third, that of forests, reaches from about 3300 ft.
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