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T. punctulata Schltdl. & Cham.
... semi recurved. Other plant characteristics were not apparent from the photo. (* Diatomite is the soft porous rock composed of the silica skeletons of diatoms growing in fresh water lakes millions of years ...
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Forestry Glossary: A is for ... acorn, angiosperm, and autotroph
... .) The part of the stamen that develops and bears pollen. aquifer (n.) Sand, gravel, or porous rock through with groundwater flows. arborescent (adj.) Similar to the size and habit of a tree ... . arctic (or nirval) zone (n.) Near and above the permanent snow line. Lichens on bare rock. A few hardy flowing plants. arithmetic growth (n.) Growth where the change in size or ...
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How to build a retaining wall project into a rock garden.
... strong form to support same and make a concrete 'rock' wall. The plants in the rock wall to the right were planted about a year ago ... granite(you can easily break it with a hammer) or any other soft, porous rock, make a dry wall. The cement wall will fail, because the rocks ... 't mind being stepped on and it loves stairs and rock walls. Anyone can build a rock wall. If you're old, of small build, or ...
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East Everglades Orchids Society
... with a spongy, water-retentive velamen. Cattleyas do best when potted in a porous, free-draining, open mixture of rock, tree-fern fiber and bark. If you live in a humid area ... usually take a medium grade well-drained potting mix. Tree fern, bark, charcoal, and/or porous rock are commonly used in different concentrations. Clay orchid pots allow mixture to dry out and ...
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Walter Hood Fitch (1817 - 1892) - PlantExplorers.com™
... the porous rock. Oil based ink is then applied to the surface and is attracted to the crayon and repelled by the water in the stone. Mistakes made in crayon on porous rock are ...
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Bromeliads
... most plants do. Within the same genus there are sometimes tree-dwelling, ground-dwelling, and rock-dwelling species. In fact, epiphytic and terrestrial bromeliads can often thrive equally well if ... with bromeliads are usually associated with rot caused by overwatering. Growing these plants in light, porous potting mixes that drain rapidly should help prevent this problem. Bromeliads grown in a ...
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Water Movement in Mulched Beds in Rocky Soils of Miami-Dade County
... soils appear as an approximately 10-inch-thick layer of crushed limestone particles over the porous limestone bedrock. In shallow soils with high water table (2 to 4 ft deep), frequent ... reached the calcium carbonate bedrock and moved into it thereafter. Once water reaches the bed rock, it becomes decreasingly available to the plant as roots poorly colonize the bedrock. Water and ...
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NARGS: Rock and Alpine Gardens
... replacing the topsoil. Modification, if the soil is not sufficiently porous, will involve mixing in generous amounts of coarse sand, ... The kind of rock used is usually determined by availability. Where choice may be had, one that is porous, rather than ... heaths, heathers, and rhododendrons. Tufa, a soft, lightweight, porous limestone type rock formed by calcium carbonate deposited in springs and ...
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NARGS Rock Garden Quarterly: Spring 1996
... . This quarter the first five articles talk about what rock gardening can mean in five very different locales: Massachusetts, Barbados ... and many others in the rock garden. In this case, the setting for the garden is in porous coral limestone. Not only do these plants grow between the rocks in the meager soil provided but some even grow on the tops of the rocks. Rock ...
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Rock Garden
... lime when burned. Crystalline metamorphosed limestone is known as marble. Chalk is a variety of porous, fine-grained limestone composed mostly of foraminifera shells. Mica: is any of various coloured ... contain an excess of silica. Quartz forms veins and nodules in sedimentary rock, principally limestone. Sandstone a sedimentary rock is composed mainly of quartz. Precious metals, such as gold are ...
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