conifers


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conifers

Cone-bearing trees and shrubs.
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For a moment--only for a moment--when they were in the turning of the drive, between the tall rhododendrons and conifers, before the lodge became visible, he inclined his face towards her as if--but, no: he thought better of it, and let her go.
From the high ground on which it stood a series of terraces bordered by balustrades and urns descended in the steel-engraving style to a small irregular lake with an asphalt edge overhung by rare weeping conifers.
They had the appearance of old sea cliffs; here and there were small clumps of conifers, and in two places tall cascades.
A size-limiting cut should not be performed on conifers, as this is often a considerable interference with its beautiful habit.
Conifers may have a reputation for being boring, but they add valuable colour and structure in winter, writes HANNAH STEPHENSON | GIVE THEM SPACE DON'T place dwarf conifers too close to other plants.
You may have already planted your potted Christmas tree in the ground, but dwarf conifers can also add structure and colour at this time of year when everything else is looking drab.
Conifers may have a reputation for being boring, but they add valuable colour and structure in winter, writes HANNAH STEPHENSON | BEWARE OF PRUNING POTTED TREES THE right location is crucial so potted trees can develop unhindered.
For the first time, authorities fighting the spread of wilding conifers will have a complete picture of infestations throughout the country, says Minister for Land Information Mark Mitchell.
Gardeners who love a riot of colour all year may dismiss conifers as dull, boring specimens which add little to the glory of the garden.
Encroaching conifers obscure a stand of oak in Redwood National Park.
Even though some broad-leaved trees hold their foliage all year, evergreens are for most gardeners synonymous with conifers, numbering around 600 separate species, the oldest of which, Ginko biloba, can be found in 200 million-year-old fossil records.
Some conifers give excellent ground cover, others make a great centrepiece for a garden.