herbaceous


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herbaceous

1. designating or relating to plants or plant parts that are fleshy as opposed to woody
2. (of petals and sepals) green and leaflike

herbaceous

[hər′bā·shəs]
(botany)
Resembling or pertaining to a herb.
Pertaining to a stem with little or no woody tissue.
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Next summer - and for many to come - you can look forward to a great display in your own herbaceous border.
YORKSHIRE AND PROUD: This picture, submitted by Mary Kenworthy, shows herbaceous beds by the Butternab Road entrance of Beaumont Park which are bursting with colour while the Yorkshire flag flies proudly in the centre of the shot (S)
Nonetheless, it is possible, even in today's small garden, to create some wonderful effects using herbaceous plants.
Among the many herbaceous species, the most outstanding, and the earliest peony to flower, is P.
Many of the herbaceous plants in the garden benefit from some support at this time of year as the weight of the flower heads is too much for the thin stems that support them.
Ceanothus herbaceous populations were studied at the Konza Prairie Research Natural Area, a 3487 ha tallgrass prairie in the northern part of the Kansas Flint Hills.
The work includes the maintenance according to tables defined measures for the maintenance Types forest, shore woody, herbaceous / tall herb hall, mosaic of bank woods and herbaceous vegetation, tall herb hall, grassland, without vegetation and combating neophytes.
This is called lifting and division and is one of the easiest ways to propagate herbaceous plants.
I'm almost afraid to go anywhere in my own garden without a pair of secateurs in my back pocket as I'm forever having to prune back bolshy brambles, never-ending nettles and tired tall herbaceous plants that seem to 'faint' onto the paths.
Among them is Greenfields, Newport Road, St Mellons, a three-quarters of an acre site with a cottage-style front garden featuring herbaceous and wild areas.
In February I wrote an article on some of the more invasive herbaceous perennials that can cause some gardeners to despair.
ANYONE venturing to open garden events at this time of year should be on the lookout for hellebores in flower, bringing colour to herbaceous borders or providing contrast to snowdrops and daffodils in woodland settings.