gardener's delight

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Noun1.gardener's delight - an old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowersgardener's delight - an old cottage garden plant of southeastern Europe widely cultivated for its attractive white woolly foliage and showy crimson flowers
lychnis, catchfly - mostly perennial herbs with sticky stems that catch insects; widespread in north temperate zone
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There were usually too many for her to eat, so family and friends invariably left with a few Golden Sunrise or Gardener's Delight.
By the way, the tomato seeds I'm squirrelling away now are from the heirloom varieties Gardener's Delight, Belgian Giant, Amish Paste and Anna Russian, as well as the hybrid Sungold and two unnamed varieties passed down to me from a couple of local gardeners.
Soft Falling Rain, who is out of the winning Giant's Causeway mare Gardener's Delight, was born in South Africa and is therefore considered a four-year-old in the Northern Hemisphere, for which he will be penalised four kilos should he run in the Derby on March 30.
Soft Falling Rain 3c National Assembly - Gardener's Delight He delighted us when winning last week and the next stop is the UAE 2,000 Guineas.
The collection includes: broad bean witkiem manita, French bean safari, runner bean white lady, beetroot pablo, cabbage tundra, carrot Eskimo, lettuce lobjoits green cos, spring onion Ishikura, radish French breakfast, and tomato gardener's delight.
A slow walk up the narrow cobbled streets and alleys, past ancient ramparts and steep-roofed, stone-built houses ends up in Les Jardins Panoramiques - a gardener's delight, with panoramic views of the Dordogne and Vezere rivers, and containing century-old trees, shrubs, displays and nature walks.
A trip through the vegetable garden recently reminded me that, even with the heat, this time of year is a gardener's delight.
Someone once called Cannas ``the lazy gardener's delight.
He says the Gardener's Delight plant got no special treatment other than careful feeding and attention and a little fertiliser at his home in Firle, near Lewes in East Sussex.
19 In food, gardener's delight, cherry and beefcake are all types of which salad ingredient?