Hardiness sentence example
On account of their hardiness and disposition to early maturity they have proved valuable for crossing purposes.
It forms no bulbs, but, on account of its extreme hardiness, is sown in July or early in August, to furnish a reliable supply of young onions for use in salads during the early spring.
Sobriety and hardiness characterize the bulk of the people, though the higher classes are too often stained with deep and degrading debauchery.
Remarkable progress has also been made in the art of queen-rearing, and in improving the common or native bee by judicious crossing with the best foreign races, selected mainly for hardiness, working qualities and the prolific capacity of their queens.
One object of the pony breeder, while maintaining hardiness of constitution, is to control size - to compress the most valuable qualities into small compass.Advertisement
Using questionnaire, the low illness group had more hardiness.
Is it impossible to combine the hardiness of these savages with the intellectualness of the civilized man?
The latest version seems to have combined the hardiness of its bulkier brother combined with a design overhaul by an Italian car manufacturer.
Build up their confidence and self esteem again, this reduces stress and develops a stress hardiness for future use.
This mix includes a dwarf ryegrass to increase the hardiness of the sward.Advertisement
I also cover the top-growth of susceptible plants and those of borderline hardiness with a double-layer of garden fleece.
The loss of cold hardiness occurs under ice cover but varies among turfgrass species.
The blue gourami, on the other hand, continues to have the extreme hardiness that made it so popular with earlier aquarists.
The development of frost hardiness is a metabolic process requiring an energy source.
Because of the plant's hardiness, however, it has been spread throughout the world by house plant aficionados, feng shui denizens, and curious horticulturists.Advertisement
While bamboo can be transplanted quite easily and provide good ground cover, its hardiness also makes transplanted areas susceptible to its overspreading and it can be difficult to fully eradicate.
Little is known of its culture and hardiness.
Its hardiness is doubtful, and it should, therefore, be planted on sunny spots in the rock garden or on banks in light soil, and wintered in frames.
It has not, however, the hardiness of the white kinds, and perishes on heavy soils in winter; on light sandy soils in the rock garden it is pretty.
It promises to be a graceful lawn tree, but has not been long enough in the country yet to speak with certainty of its hardiness, although we see it flourishing in unlikely places.Advertisement
As regards the plants themselves, all but those of proved vigour and hardiness have been rejected; in fact, so robust are many of those here enumerated as to have reached the thickness of an old Vine stem.
The fact that in Dublin young plants annually flower and ripen seed is sufficient proof of its hardiness and of its prospects of success in many districts.
A possible weak point, one not favouring their general cultivation perhaps, is that of lacking complete hardiness, and in northern districts winter protection had better be afforded the roots.
The species is an old introduction from Spain, and despite hardiness and distinctive beauty, still remains one of the most rare of hardy plants.
Fitzroys Cypress (Fitzroya Patagonica) - A graceful, and in its own country, stately evergreen forest tree, with some claim to hardiness in Devon, Cornwall, and the south and sea-coast of Ireland.Advertisement
Though uninjured at Kew during recent winters, the plant is still on trial as to its hardiness in this country, and might possibly lose its buds in a severe winter.
Viburnum Davidii - Of little flower beauty, this distinct species is valuable for its evergreen character, hardiness, and the mound-like cushions formed by its handsome leathery foliage.
Jalap Plant (Exogonium) - A graceful perennial trailing plant, none more beautiful among climbing plants than E. purga, and of its hardiness there can be little doubt.
Chelidonii, of doubtful hardiness, from the Himalayas, with charming pale lilac flowers and greyish-green foliage.
R. ciliicalyx is another charming plant with even larger white flowers flushed with rose, but it is untried as to hardiness.Advertisement
In good loamy soil there does not appear to be any reason to doubt that it will grow in almost any part of the country, for there is no question as to its hardiness.
I think it is of doubtful hardiness, and never gave it a place.
For hardiness, freedom, and fine habit, it is a choice little plant when isolated, or as an edging to plantations.
All the kinds need a sheltered sunny place in light dry soil, and their degree of hardiness is not fully known.
Old plants grow more slowly and ripen better, so that hardiness increases.Advertisement
In England it is of proved hardiness, though neglected since the advent of Californian and other half-hardy conifers.
E. cilicicus is a recent introduction of like stature and character, though distinct as a species, and of like value and hardiness.
There are suggestions for what to grow in your hardiness zone.
Most importantly, make sure the hydrangea you select is appropriate for your USDA hardiness zone recommendations to make sure the hydrangea you want is appropriate for your zone.
Even though there are many plants that will bloom in the winter, not all of them are suitable for every hardiness zone.Advertisement
The following is a list of winter blooming plants, along with their suggested U.S. Hardiness Zones, to help you choose the best plant for your area.
The United States Department of Agriculture publishes a hardiness zone that divides the country into 11 zones.
Many seed manufacturers, such as Ferry-Morse, even print a color coded hardiness zone map on the back of their seed packets to make it easy to know when to plant.
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) publishes a hardiness zone that outlines the temperature variations for each area of the country and identifies them by zone.
Many seed manufacturers even put the hardiness zone map on the back of their seed packets so the consumer does not have to research whether seeds are acceptable to grow in their area.Advertisement
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) publishes a hardiness zone map of North America to help gardeners determine which plants thrive best in their area.
Probably the most important thing to remember when gardening is that outdoor plants should be grown in the appropriate hardiness zone to ensure the best chance for success.
The hardiness zone is noted on the back of most seed packets and if you are purchasing a plant that is already mature, ask the garden center for zone information.
Onions, for example, can survive in many hardiness zones by simply covering the bulbs with a thick layer of mulch.
Use the hardiness zone information for your area to determine when the first and last frost dates are and plan accordingly.Advertisement
If you live in hardiness zone 6 - 9 and need a tall tree to provide shade or offer some privacy, a pecan is an excellent choice that will reward you in the garden and in the kitchen.
They are developed to be more prolific and have a longer shelf life, but may lose flavor and hardiness in the process.
Throughout the history of this wine, references abound to its hardiness.
This technology combined with quality Swiss watches and the hardiness demanded by the military gave birth to Luminox Watches.
The Basuto ponies, said to be descended from Shetland ponies which, imported to the Cape in 1840, strayed into the mountains, are short-legged, strong-bodied, sure-footed, and noted for their hardiness.
Physically a fine race, their hardiness and bravery enabled them successfully to resist the Incas in the 15th century.
In England the hawthorn, owing to its hardiness and closeness of growth, has been employed for enclosure of land since the Roman occupation, but for ordinary field hedges it is believed it was generally in use till about the end of the 17th century.
The wines of the Rhine are grown in the most northerly latitude at which viticulture is successful in Europe, and consequently, when the seasons are not too unpropitious, they display the hardiness and distinction characteristic of northern products.
With the exception of the Lincoln, no breed has received greater distinction in New Zealand, where it is in high repute for its hardiness and general usefulness.