water meadow


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water meadow

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(Agriculture) a meadow that remains fertile by being periodically flooded by a stream
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And then he led away the talk to their home in Devonshire, and the red, bright earth, and the deep green combes, and the peat streams like cairngorm pebbles, and the wild moor with its high, cloudy tors for a giant background to the picture, till Tom got jealous, and stood up for the clear chalk streams, and the emerald water meadows and great elms and willows of the dear old royal county, as he gloried to call it.
I am well dressed and reckoned not a poor man; the emancipation of the serfs hasn't affected me; my property consists chiefly of forests and water meadows.
Location, they say, is everything and with a river as my backyard, a stunning water meadow and the Windrush Valley all around, a designated area of outstanding natural beauty, it truly is.
For our late summer trip, the weather was still (fairly) clement, so on the first day we chose a picnic on The Water Meadow, a vast stretch of green and a visit to Oxford's famous colleges, as well as a walk by the river.
The estate's 18th water meadow is teeming with fish, otters, dragonflies and damselflies.
The estate includes a deer park, an 18th-century water meadow and a Second World War airbase.
Review: * RUBY'S QUEST: A ROBIN'S TALE by Diana Spratt (Bright Water Meadow, pounds 8.
AS I followed the burbling River Itchen around the old city walls and across a water meadow illuminated by the pale spring sunlight, I could almost picture poet John Keats polishing one of his greatest lines.
of East Anglia) and their contributors describe the elaborate workings of the English water meadow, a plot of land which farmers flooded periodically to stimulate the growth of grass and improve the summer hay crop.
For Thiebaud, what is distinctive about the delta lies in a contrast between the great oozing majesty of the river, with its variety of channels, and the adjacent harlequinade of water meadow, plow, orchard, pasture, fines of poplars, and fields put to some unidentifiable agro-industrial use.
Leaving the gardens in stanza XLVII, the poet drops down into the 'East-yng' or water meadow adjoining the river.
Over the next three weeks the team will explore the habitats of the estate's water meadow and disused World War II airbase, as well as reporting on the animals that thrive in the historic oak parkland, riverbank environments, limestone grasslands and Eisteddfod yr Urdd 2017 S4C, 10am Ymunwch a'r criw ar gyfer y gorau o ddiwrnod cyntaf Eisteddfod Genedlaethol yr Urdd, Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr, Taf ac Elai 2017 - o'r Seremoni Agoriadol i brif seremoni'r dydd, y Fedal Gyfansoddi.