orchard grass


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orchard grass

n.
A Eurasian grass (Dactylis glomerata) widely planted in pastures.

or′chard grass`


n.
a weedy pasture grass, Dactylis glomerata.
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Noun1.orchard grass - widely grown stout Old World hay and pasture grassorchard grass - widely grown stout Old World hay and pasture grass
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
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The site of my garden was occupied by a rockery, and the orchard grass with all its treasures had been dug up, and the spaces between the trees planted with currant bushes and celery in admirable rows; so that no future little cousins will be able to dream of celestial hosts coming towards them across the fields of daffodils, and will perhaps be the better for being free from visions of the kind, for as I grew older, uncomfortable doubts laid hold of my heart with cold fingers, dim uncertainties as to the exact ultimate position of the gardener and the governess, anxious questionings as to how it would be if it were they who turned out after all to be sheep, and I who--?
The house of the five sisters stood where it did, and the same trees cast their pleasant shade upon the orchard grass.
To increase habitat, our orchard grass includes comfrey and clover, and the orchard is surrounded by blackberries and hazelnuts.
Likewise, mature pasture grasses such as fescue, orchard grass, etc.
Some of the best results came from planting red or white clover in with traditional pasture plants such as rye grass like lolium perenne or the dactylis glomerata, commonly known as cock's-foot or orchard grass.
A field of tall fescue that includes a mixture of clover, orchard grass or other grasses will be less toxic than one with only fescue.
Enzyme bacterial inoculant and formic acid effects on silage composition of orchard grass and alfalfa.
Generally, a mixture of perennial rye grass, orchard grass, and clover with a cover crop of oats or barley in front to help keep the weeds down will a good base for a newly reinvigorated hay field.
Rye grass, white clover and orchard grass are just three grasses that the cows that produce new Organic Valley Grassmilk dine on.
Hinoki cypress, orchard grass and ragweed pollen - Testing institution: Shinshu University, Faculty of Textile Science and Technology.
4] emission rate was observed in the case of timothy, tallfescue, oat, perennial grass, rye grass, orchard grass, and alfalfa (0.
Grass seed farmers - who supply lawn, fairway and orchard grass seeds - have long opposed a ban.