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.
But it doesn't currently include an exception for cases where a landowner is trying to restore an oak woodland by removing conifers.
Drawing on a database of herbarium specimens that was created over a period of 30 years, this volume presents distribution maps of the 615 species of conifers identified in A Handbook of the World's Conifers (Farjon, 2010).
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.
Conifers are extremely versatile, coming in an amazingly diverse range of shades, textures, shapes and sizes, says the Horticultural Trades Association, which has named the conifer its plant of the month for October.
Conifers need little pruning except for where green branches appear in trees with variegated or coloured foliage.
The smaller conifers have shallow root systems so they can be planted close to the house without any danger of undermining foundations or invading the drains.
London, December 14 ( ANI ): New research has shown that the genome of conifers like spruce, pine and fir has remained virtually unchanged over the last 100 million years.
CONIFERS are sadly under-rated plants and sometimes given a bad press, when in fact they are fabulous plants which are easy to care for.