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hardy

1
(of plants) able to live out of doors throughout the winter

hardy

2
any blacksmith's tool made with a square shank so that it can be lodged in a square hole in an anvil

Hardy

1. Thomas. 1840--1928, British novelist and poet. Most of his novels are set in his native Dorset (part of his fictional Wessex) and include Far from the Madding Crowd (1874), The Return of the Native (1878), The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886), Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891), and Jude the Obscure (1895), after which his work consisted chiefly of verse
2. Sir Thomas Masterman. 1769--1839, British naval officer, flag captain under Nelson (1799--1805): 1st Sea Lord (1830)
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For hardier competitors the Sprint race boasts a 5k run, 20k cycle and 2.
It may need some winter protection in colder areas or you could plant one from the Roseum group, which has pink flowers and is hardier.
Irrespective of the disease risk, UK-grown trees are hardier and more pest-resistant, and they have developed genetically to suit local soil conditions and weather patterns.
VVJUMPING ahead THE Flat season has been pretty much stolen from us for now, and we are left with its heftier, hardier sibling over jumps.
From gene therapy to hardier crops, there are few areas of life that haven't been touched by the biotech revolution.
Although, if your garden is looking a little bare, hardier shrubs can still be planted now and they'll have developed a good root system by next autumn.
Others are trying to outwit changes in temperature, wind and rain with new farming techniques and hardier tree varieties.
The purpose of the better seeds and fertilizer was to increase crop production and cultivate hardier and more improved seeds, he said.
TAKE A TIP from us The larger the leaves on an apple, the hardier the tree will be.
Most of the time coffee prices are linked, but since the start of 2009 the prices of the difficult to grow arabica and hardier robusta - mainly used for coffee flavour and instant coffee - have diverged.
One of the small flowering varieties, it is hardier than other crocosmia, perfect for beginners and for gardens in cooler regions.
Hardier walkers are invited to take part in a walk complete with traditional pub tea.