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
. The sisters too were there, and lovely as at first, but a change had come over their dwelling.
Grass seed farmers - who supply lawn, fairway and orchard grass
seeds - have long opposed a ban.
Forage grasses include Kentucky bluegrass, Canada bluegrass, orchard grass
, perennial ryegrass, reed canary grass, smooth bromegrass, tall fescue, timothy, prairie grass, garrison grass, and bermudagrass.
. Orchard grass
is much like bromegrass but not quite as satisfactory.
The pastures include a control (a two-species mix of orchard grass
and white clover) and three other mixtures of plant species from different "functional groups." These include a three-species mix of orchard grass
and white clover plus chicory; a six-species mix of these three plus tall fescue, perennial ryegrass, and birdsfoot trefoil; and a nine-species mix of these six plus red clover, alfalfa, and Kentucky bluegrass.
Skin-prick testing was positive for dust mites (Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus) and seasonal allergens (Kentucky bluegrass, orchard grass
, and redtop grass).
Berber orchard grass
tested as cover crop in commercial vineyard.
Each arena held a clump of orchard grass
(Dactylis glomerata) taken from the yard of the University of Kentucky's aquatic research facility.
Years ago, on our cattle farm in Ohio, thousands of small square bales of orchard grass
and alfalfa would get cut, raked, baled, hauled, and tucked into our barns.
After the hogs worked up the dirt 6 to 8 inches deep, Lunzer broadcast shade-tolerant grasses, including fescue, Kentucky bluegrass and orchard grass
. After the grass was established, she rotationally grazed it with hair sheep in the fall to keep new buckthorn in check by stripping the seedlings so they dry out and die.