common lime

common lime

Either hydrated lime or quicklime; used in plastering.
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The most common lime used in the garden is agricultural lime or ground limestone.
Other species in the park include atlas cedar, Norway maple, snake bark maple, yew, laburnum, Japanese cherry, Austrian pine and plenty of wonderfully tall common lime trees.
North Warwickshire Borough Council has refused Colin Bayliss permission to remove the two common lime trees - even though he has got the support of his neighbours, his parish council and his MP.
My local MP believes the trees are causing a mess and this type of common lime is a real problem in villages like ours.
The great avenues of common limes, chestnuts, sycamores and evergreen oaks our Georgian and Victorian ancestors planted when landscaping parks and streets are getting to the end of their natural lives and succumbing to disease, rot and unusually harsh weather patterns.
Dr Johnson said, 'This is startling because so much of the time in a city you are looking at only a repetitive handful of trees - the London planes, the horse chestnuts, the common limes and sycamores.