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Seaside turf is the best.
Their turf wars and battle against the Dark One --and now Sasha --had stirred up some of the bloodiest wars in mankind's history.
Blocks of these minerals lie scattered on the sides and ridges of the mountains and in the beds of the streams; and extensive turf moors occupy many of the mountain slopes and valleys.
Let the turf be taken off with the spade, and laid carefully aside for relaying.
If he kept their attention divided and their focus on their turf wars, he was largely overlooked.Advertisement
Not satisfied with seed-sown grass or meadow turf, they experimented with seaside turf and found it answer admirably.
There are numerous residences belonging to patrons of the turf, together with stables, and racing and training establishments.
The more expeditious method is of course to lay down turf, which should be free from weeds, and is cut usually in strips of i ft.
As capital of the province, and on account of the advantages of its natural position, Groningen maintains a very considerable trade, chiefly in oil-seed, grain, wood, turf and cattle, with Great Britain, Germany, Scandinavia and Russia.
On his return he acquired an English country house called The Durdans, Epsom, which he largely rebuilt and adorned with some of the finest turf portraits of George Stubbs.Advertisement
All the horses now on the turf or at the stud trace their ancestry in the direct male line to one or other of these three - the Byerly Turk, the barley Arabian, and the Godolphin Arabian or Barb.
Aerate the lawn with a hand fork or special turf aerator.
It only visits the land to deposit its single white egg, which is laid on a rocky ledge, where a shallow nest is made in the turf and lined with a little dried grass.
Thirdly, nowhere very clear on the surface and as yet detected only at a few points, there are the remains of the " turf wall," constructed of sods laid in regular courses, with a ditch in front.
Probably it is contemporaneous with either the turf wall or the stone wall, and marked some limit of the civil province of Britain.Advertisement
Their food is entirely vegetable, especially grass roots and stalks, shoots of dwarf birch, reindeer lichens and mosses, in search of which they form, in winter, long galleries through the turf or under the snow.
When the disturbance of the roots incidental to all transplanting is sought to be avoided, the seed or plant is started in some cases in squares of turf (used grassy-side downwards), which can when ready be transferred to the place the plant is to occupy.
Strips of turf are sometimes used for the rearing of early peas, which are sown in a warmish house or frame, and gradually hardened so as to bear exposure before removal to the open air.
In one the ground is turf, out of which flower-beds, of varied patterns, are cut; in the other the flower-beds are separated by gravel walks, without the introduction of grass.
P. Parthenium eximium, 2 ft., is a handsome double white form of ornamental character for the mixed border; P. uliginosum, 5 to 6 ft., has fine large, white, radiate flowers in October; P. Tchihatchewii, a close-growing, dense evergreen, creeping species, with long-stalked, white flower-heads, is adapted for covering slopes in lieu of turf, and for rockwork.Advertisement
There, he found a plump mallard drake lying on the springy turf.
The reconstruction probably followed in general,the line of Hadrian's wall in order to utilize the existing ditch, and,this explains why the turf wall itself survives only at special points.
Form and repair lawns and grass walks by laying turf and sowing perennial grass-seeds; mow the lawns frequently; plant evergreens.
For the more equal distribution of the water over the surface of the beds from the conductor and feeders, small masses, such as stones or solid portions of earth or turf fastened with pins, are placed in them, in order to retard the momentum which the water may have acquired.
This can only be avoided where the ground is covered with old turf which will bear to be lifted.Advertisement
Then let the turf be laid down again and beaten firm, when the meadow will be complete at once, and ready for irrigation.
The spirit of beauty breathes in every line; a sense of music and of colour is everywhere abundant; the reader moves, as it were, under a canopy of apple-blossom, over a flower-starred turf, to the faint harmony of virginals.
He afterwards resided many years at Bombay, where, while maintaining among natives a quasi-spiritual character, he was better known among Europeans for his doings on the turf.
Until comparatively recent times the surrounding district was in a state of nature with merely a thin coating of turf interspersed with tufts of heath and dwarf thistles, but bare of trees and shrubs and altogether devoid of the works of man, with the exception of a series of prehistoric barrows of the Bronze Age which, singly and in groups, studded the landscape.
Steam had already been shut off, and the machine coming to rest fell directly to the ground, all four of its wheels sinking deeply into the turf without leaving other marks.Advertisement
The typical scenery of the Chalk country is unrelieved by small streams of running water; the hills rise into rounded downs, often capped with fine clumps of beech, and usually covered with thin turf, affording pasture for sheep. The chalk, when exposed on the surface, is an excellent foundation for roads, and the lines of many of the Roman " streets " were probably determined by this fact.
While the greatest number of species is found in the tropical zone, the number of individuals is greater in the temperate zones, where they form extended areas of turf.
Lord George Bentinck, who, in his youth, had been private secretary to Canning, but who in his maturer years had devoted more time to the turf than to politics, placed himself at their head.
He lies in Hughenden churchyard, in a rail-enclosed grave, with liberty for the turf to grow between him and the sky.
The houses are generally built of wood and roofed with birch bark covered with turf.Advertisement
A succession of wet summers told against all farmers, and in mountainous districts it was difficult to dry the turf on which the people depended for fuel.
The StudBook, although silent as to the date of his birth, says he was a common country stallion in Lincolnshire until Partner was six years old - and we know from the same authority that Partner was foaled in 1718; we may therefore conclude that Jigg was a later foal than Basto, who, according to Whyte's History of the Turf, was a brown horse foaled in 1703.
King Fergus (1775) was the sire of Beningbrough (1791), whose son was Orville (1799), whence comes some of the stoutest blood on the turf, including Emilius (1820) and his son Priam (1827), Plenipotentiary (1831), Muley (1810), Chesterfield (1834), and the Hero (1843).
On the principle that as a rule like begets like, it has been the practice to select as sires the best public performers on the turf, and of two horses of like blood it is sound sense to choose the better as against the inferior public performer.
Where rabbits have nibbled the turf short there are mats of wild thyme and delicate purple harebell.Advertisement
Modern turf cutting this century has given us a glimpse of what lies hidden.
On the other hand, there are mares of little or no value as racers who have become the mothers of some of the most celebrated horses on the turf; among them we may cite Queen Mary, Pocahontas and Paradigm.
Pocahontas, perhaps the most remarkable mare in the Stud-Book, never won a race on the turf, but threw Stockwell and Rataplan to the Baron, son of Birdcatcher, King Tom to Harkaway, Knight of St Patrick to Knight of St George, and Knight of Kars to Nutwith-all these horses being 16 hands high and upwards, while Pocahontas was a long low mare of about 15 hands or a trifle more.
Cook, History of the English Turf (1903); The General Stud-Book (issued quinquennially); and the Stud-Books of the various breed societies.
Its foundation consists of stout sticks, turf and clay, 1 "Magot" and "Madge," with the same origin, are names, frequently given in England to the pie; while in France it is commonly known as Margot, if not termed, as it is in some districts, Jaquette.Advertisement
There are â€¦ creatures older than me in the universe, and they were fighting a turf war over who ruled what part of the universe.
Distinctive layer of buried turf line and topsoil which is probably the surface visible to the 18th century antiquarians.
A male White Wagtail was in the carpark and a rather bedraggled male Wheatear was on the short turf near the beach.
Plants found in the short turf include Chiltern gentian, dwarf thistle, dropwort, clustered bellflower and the rare clustered bellflower.
In damp conditions however the finishes, on the level, turf top can be quite bold.Advertisement
Lateral stems, or stolons, formed by these grasses result in a dense turf canopy, even at low mowing heights.
Marasmius oreades, the " fairy ring champignon " that can cause killing zones in grass turf.
Ages went from 20 45, with people from a lifetime of turf management to relative new comers having 2- 3 years experience.
With all of us being involved in turf care we all had a common denominator to start from.
Surrounding the Center are playing fields for football, rugby, cricket and hockey; floodlit tennis courts and a synthetic turf pitch.
The former Burnley captain led Luton out and received the most incredible reception from the Turf moor crowd.
Biological control can include choosing resistant turf grass cultivars or using soil bacteria to help improve the turf grasses ' health.
The dying embers of the 2006 turf Flat season will share the spoils at Newmarket on October 28 with jump racing at Wetherby.
The first ship comes into sight again, crossing the estuary toward Turf Lock.
This was defended by a turf rampart on a stone footing which enclosed an area of approximately 2.8 hectares.
The turf and snow is well frozen but thin with plenty of rocky moves in between.
Mike Taylor Typical Icelandic turf house spectacular steam geyser erupting Geographers take time out for a hot swim in the Blue Lagoon!
Follow the turf right then step back left into a shallow gully which leads to the top.
To replace a damaged area, dig out a square of turf using a half-moon edging iron.
In the sublittoral this steep-sided, wave-sheltered reef is dominated by a dense hydroid and bryozoan turf with anemones and ascidians.
The true reason for annual meadow-grass ingress into our fine turf putting surfaces, was the creation of gaps in the turf.
British turf labyrinths A update on the eight surviving ancient turf ' mazes ' by Marilyn Clark.
We will replace the topsoil with Rolawn blended loam, giving the turf the best possible growth conditions.
Keep the turf to make a turf stack with it, and create your very own garden loam.
A small reconstruction of a viking longhouse was constructed with a turf roof to show how Vikings made their houses.
The British Agricultural and Garden machinery Association (BAGMA) is the trade association for the UK's agricultural and turf care machinery dealers.
It is dug using a mattock to strip the turf and break up the hardest ground and a spade to dig out the earth.
The furthest end of the garden is terminated with a blue brick and turf maze.
We have started to excavate the turf core of the barrow mound.
But that wont even compare with the thrill of running out on the Molineux turf wearing old gold and black.
Harthill Royal currently has 5 aside astro turf pitch, which incurs a charge to use the facility.
Among the short turf, fine grasses, sea plantain, buck's-horn plantain, sea pink and spring squill are prominent.
Yet that very sense of playing away, being on foreign turf, is deeply resonant of the incarnation.
The polymer grid stays intact longer than a jute scrim shaded from ultra-violet radiation by vegetation to reinforce the root matrix of the turf.
The tunneling activity of the larvae can cause the turf to feel spongy underfoot.
Most of the pipe work has already been laid - the final stage will consist mostly of the reinstatement of turf.
This sealed several archeologically sterile layers of coarse angular sands alternating with fine organic rich silts, possibly turf lines.
Now you can either remove soil or add soil as required to level the area before gently tamping the turf back into place.
The thatch Bank In some respects, the thatch layer in turf grass is like a current bank account.
Possible candidates include wild grass or reed thatch, bark or turf.
It won us a money-spinning tie against Spurs on the Turf.
Tests are carried out in a number of areas including close mown fine turf.
He had chosen the candidate, trod the turf, pressed the flesh and personalized events wherever possible.
Ice and frozen turf are not required for upward progress.
These systems can also be applied to synthetic turf, which is a major product for European carpet mills.
British turf labyrinths A update on the eight surviving ancient turf labyrinths A update on the eight surviving ancient turf ' mazes ' by Marilyn Clark.
Next to the grassed area is the all weather floodlit astro turf pitch.
A homeowners guide to turf and lawn seed medallion turf and seed.
The early flowers starting to show on the short downland turf include Whitlow Grass and Hairy Violet.
They are ideal for use with our wildflower meadow turf - please e-mail us with your requirements or for further details.
Q Lawns are one of the UK's biggest producers of amenity turf.
The country wore the same aspect, till at last the fine green turf became more wearisome than a dusty turnpike road.
Talking of a 'double whammy ', SCC has just completed the National Gritting Trials on their home turf during April.
So one spring she took out a small spade and a square yard of English turf kept damp in a plastic bag.
Denisov and Rostov were living in an earth hut, dug out for them by the soldiers and roofed with branches and turf.
I rechecked the turf again, both sides, and with a slight quickening of pulse moved the Fisher over the hole.
Then re-lay the turf, press it into place and pinch the cut edges together.
Fine quality turf has little or no rye grass.
Like gangs, " houses " vie for turf and reputation, with fighting replaced by sashaying down catwalks in competitive " balls ".
A goal by Glen Little proved scant reward for Burnley 's dominant display against a disappointing Watford at Turf Moor.
After putting another sod of turf onto the range he sat back, waiting for it to heat, listening to the rain.
The flowers and turf, a wild strawberry, a rare butterfly, and suchlike little intimate things had become more interesting than mountains.
The left cottage retains a turf thatch roof, whilst the central cottage retains the remains of stone roof flags.
The Thatch Bank In some respects, the thatch layer in turf grass is like a current bank account.
Soon after the triplex mower, came the introduction of more efficient and effective turf refinement tools.
Laying the turf Start by laying the first turf down the longest straight edge.
Artificial turf will tend to give painful friction burns in equivalent situations.
Turf Moor places the club in the heart of the community.
There are only two turf pitches, the rest consisting of carpet rolled over a cement strip.
At Beaghmore, in County Tyrone, turf cutters have revealed a complex of seven stone circles and at least nine stone alignments.
A homeowners guide to turf and lawn seed Medallion turf and seed.
Head left along ledges of unfrozen turf to a belay on Crescent Slabs (possible crux).
The big change arrives on matchday itself, which is where CM5 crumpled in an untidy heap on the turf.
Get a grip on what kind of turf you'll be playing on.
If you're going to be playing on artificial indoor turf, go with flat-soled soccer shoes.
Soccer Post has turf, hard ground and indoor soccer shoes for sale, not to mention molded cleats.
Turf gangs define themselves by the territory that they control.
The Four-Star Nutritionals Grain-Free Surf & Turf recipe has received many positive reviews from proponents of natural dog diets such as the The Dog Food Project and the Dog Food Analysis site.
Narcissi vary so much in form, size, color, and in time of flowering, that a most attractive spring garden could be made with them alone; provided one had suitable soil, and a background of fresh turf, shrubs, and trees.
I have planted them largely in grass, and find they thrive in any soil in that way, and are very early and pretty both in leaf and flower, scattered in groups and colonies in turf.
A close turf of some dwarf clean alpine will prevent earth splashings and will improve the effect.
It would also look well when isolated on the turf.
It was supposed to require a particular kind of rock, but its wonderful coruscations have lately been seen to spread over sods of turf and masses of peat, as well as over chips of rock brought from its native place.
In summer the plants ought to have plenty of water, and a ridge of turf should be placed round them, to compel the water to sink down about their roots.
R. officinale, however, as regards foliage, is the most effective from early in the year, and should be placed near the shrubbery, on the turf, or in the wild garden.
In Italy they are used to form green turf in lieu of grass, which perishes from the heat.
A mix of flowering broad-leaf species and turf grasses is resilient, low maintenance and can be very attractive.
Beetle grubs feed upon turf roots, ruining lawns.
As grubs, they feed upon the roots of plants, especially turf grasses.
When the beetles eat the roots, they effectively kill the turf.
You do not need to remove the turf below, as plants will be able to dig roots through it when they are strong enough.
Turf Magazine comes in an online format and covers a variety of lawn care topics including organic methods.
The most recent salvo in the vicious turf battle for football video gamers was fired in December 2004 when Electronic Arts bought the exclusive rights to NFL players, stadiums, and teams for five years.
There are 2 other rival gangs looking to take over your turf.
You goal in Jet Grind Radio is to tag as much turf as you can while rival taggers try to gain control of your turf or take back what's been drawn on in their turf.
Thousands of street gang members are out for blood and The Warriors must get back to their own turf.
You know how game experts and pundits keep saying that games are starting to interlope on Hollywood's turf?
The first is the Men's Surf N Turf Solid Swim Shorts.
The second pair of swim shorts here that you may want to turn you eye towards is also from the Surf N Turf collection, but this one is done in a blue print; a tropical scene that is awash in deep blue seas and swaying coconut tress.
Worn on artificial surfaces, turf shoes have no studs on the soles.
Depending on the playing surface, the stud must be able to comfortably accommodate the turf and allow the wearer to safely partake in the sport.
They are built to maintain the integrity of all types of grass and turf surfaces.
The sturdy and unrelenting qualities of hard metal make metal baseball cleats a reliable source of traction when one is playing on any form of turf.
Football shoes are specialty footwear designed to improve traction on various playing surfaces, like turf and grass.
Local dealers now have to compete with the online used car dealers encroaching on their turf resulting in outright price wars.
When it comes to shoes, make sure they are turf shoes that are lightweight and breathable.
Avoid these products and invest in jerseys that will withstand the heat and turf of the soccer field.
If you want turf instead of surf, get the relleno carenzo.
Dinner includes surf and turf, chicken and salmon.
The house specialties include surf and turf, veal, and shrimp.
Between times we made plans for a trip to Iowa where I'd meet my in-laws for the first time and we'd firm up plans for our October wedding, to be held on Betsy's home turf.
There are … creatures older than me in the universe, and they were fighting a turf war over who ruled what part of the universe.
The extent of the Dark One's powers on his home turf in Hell was beyond anyone's ability to know.
She watched Xander like a predator eyeing a newcomer on its turf.
Surrounding the green is a space called a ditch, which is nearly but not quite on a level with the green and slopes gently away from it, the side next the turf being lined with boarding, the ditch itself bottomed with wooden spars resting on the foundation.
Beyond the ditch are banks generally laid with turf.
In match play each space is further marked off from its neighbour by thin string securely fastened flush with the turf.
The pastures are everywhere luxuriant, and the wooded heights and winding glens, in which the tangled shrubbery is here and there broken up by open glades and flat meadows of green turf, exhibit a beauty of vegetation such as is hardly to be seen in any other district of Palestine.
Breda was captured by surprise by the Spaniards in 1581; but in 1590 it fell again into the hands of Maurice of Nassau, 68 picked men contriving to get into the town concealed under the turf in a peat-boat.
According to these statistics the most important articles of export are coal and turf, fruit, minerals, soda, iron and steel, and cattle.
In addition there are generally from twenty to several hundred Eskimo, who live in huts built ' of stone and turf, each entered by a short tunnel.
The female burrows in the epidermis much as the female trap-door spider burrows in turf in order to make a nest in which to rear her young.
On this should be laid at least a foot thick of coarse, hard, rubbly material, a layer of rough turf, grass side downwards, being spread over it to prevent the compost from working down.
The paring and burning of land, although formerly practised as an ordinary means of improving the texture and fertility of arable fields, can now only be looked upon as a practice p to be adopted for the purpose of bringing rapidly into cultivation very foul leys or, land covered with a coarse turf.
The turf is taken off either with the breast plough - a paring tool pushed forward from the breast or thighs by the workman - or with specially constructed paring ploughs or shims. The depth of the sod removed should not be too thick or burning is difficult and too much humus is destroyed unnecessarily, nor should it be too thin or the roots of the herbage are not effectually destroyed.
After being pared off the turf is allowed to dry for a fortnight or so and is then placed in small heaps a yard or two wide at the base, a little straw or wood being put in the middle of each heap, which is then lighted.
As burning proceeds more turf is added to the outside of the heaps in such a manner as to allow little access of air.
No operation brings old turf into cultivation so rapidly.
The writer is acquainted with no experiments in which it was attempted to discern the future (except in trivial cases as to events on the turf, when chance coincidence might explain the successes), and only with two or three cases in which there was an attempt to help historical science and discern the past by aid of psychical methods.
The oath of fealty, which could be received by proxy, followed the act of homage; then came the ceremony of investiture, either directly on the ground or by the delivery of a turf, a handful of earth, a stone, or some other symbolical object.
It is prepared (where wood is plentiful) by stacking the wood in heaps, which are covered with earth or with brushwood and turf, and then burning the heap slowly in a limited supply of air.
The site of the traditional building is marked by an outline traced in turf.
The essential elements were livery of seisin (delivery of possession), which consisted in formally giving to the feoffee on the land a clod or turf, or a growing twig, as a symbol of the transfer of the land, and words by the feoffor declaratory of his intent to deliver possession to the feoffee with a "limitation" of the estate intended to be transferred.
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.
This turf wall is certainly older than the stone wall, and, as our ancient writers mention two wall-builders, Hadrian and Septimius Severus, the natural inference is that Hadrian built his wall of turf and Severus reconstructed it in stone.
A still more delightful resort is the Margaret island, a long narrow island in the Danube, the property of the archduke Joseph, which has been laid out in the style of an English park, with fine trees, velvety turf and a group of villas and bath-houses.
Sometimes their homes are mere huts of turf, or of clay tiles, with mortar made from lime and clay or cow-dung.
Tar is prepared largely from P. sylvestris; it is chiefly obtained from the roots, which, mingled with a few logs, are arranged in a conical or funnel-shaped hollow made on the steep side of a hill or bank; after filling up, the whole is covered with turf and fired at the top, when the tar exudes slowly and runs into aniron vessel placed below, from the spout of which it is conveyed into barrels.
In June 1836 it consisted of only thirteen buildings, eight of which were turf huts.