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broad-leaved

denoting trees other than conifers, most of which have broad rather than needle-shaped leaves
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If you use broad-leafed plants, bear in mind that thick, leathery foliage lasts longest: Arbutus unedo, Elaeagnus pungens, eucalyptus, hollies, laurels (English and Portugal), Ligustrum japonicum, live oaks, Magnolia grandiflora, photinias, and raphiolepis are good choices.
More importantly, the young eugenias (Syzygium paniculatum, a forst-tender broad-leafed evergreen) that were planted as a privacy screen along a wooden fence get a two-year head start in height.
Boxwood edging and other broad-leafed evergreens can help define and balance the delicate white, Lord said.
Other January features include an interview with Eric McClam who manages just less than four acres of organic fruits, vegetables and grain in Columbia, South Carolina on City Roots Farm, his family's urban farm; also information on Amaranth, a highly nutritious broad-leafed plant native to Mexico that's making a global entrance, and more.
He said: "The ash problem is a big one because ash makes up something like 13% of our broad-leafed woodland.
In the reserve there is a large lake, reed beds, broad-leafed woodland, wet areas in the woods and some areas of conifer trees.
By closing fields to stock over June, it allows broad-leafed plants to flower and seed to provide summer food for birds such as linnets and nectar and pollen for insects.
Floppy yet upright basil, frilly salad mix, broad-leafed bok choy, and an explosion of lemongrass create a soothing monochromatic mass of foliage.
She said: "Basically they are going to destroy a beautiful grassed area that has numerous broad-leafed mature trees and hundreds of spring bulbs on it.
Metolachlor: Herbicide kills grass and broad-leafed weeds.
The trees that succored Lewis and Clark's party were Plains cottonwoods, one of three types of broad-leafed cottonwoods that flourish along lower-elevation rivers and streams in the inland West.
A There are complete feeds which fertilise the lawn and kill broad-leafed weeds and moss.