In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The mix of mountain ash and maple trees was part of an extensive landscaping project along Paddy Brown's Road carried out in conjunction with road improvements and the building of a new roundabout.
- They eat almost nothing but fruit in the winter, relying on the berries of mountain ash, juniper, holly, and others.
- The rowan tree, or mountain ash as it is better known, is now in full bloom.
- The plundered tree is a native mountain ash, Sorbus aucuparia.
- Many a Scots family planted mountain ash, a tree with brilliant red-orange berries, at its door to keep the witches and fairies away.
- There are coast paths, too, winding through dwarf willow and mountain ash to ruined villages looking wistfully out to sea, their populations long since departed.
- Visitors to the garden will notice juniper, ash, walnut, mountain ash and beech trees as well as jasmine, honeysuckle, lilac, lilies and tulips.
- A commemorative mountain ash tree will also be planted in their memory.
- Restrictions were lifted on January 1 and nearly 3,000 trees have now been planted, including oak, ash, holly, hazel, hawthorn and mountain ash, covering five acres.
- Trees, including copper beech and mountain ash, are planted around the lawn area at the base of the garden to give a sense of scale.
- This winter, young mountain ash trees are weighed down with scarlet berries while Scots pine saplings flourish alongside their ancestors' gnarled remains.
- They eat almost exclusively fruit in the winter, relying on the berries of mountain ash, juniper, dogwood, and others.
- People wanted to see apple, pear, damson and decorative trees like mountain ash and oak planted.
- Former opposition leader William Hague opened the new development by planting a native mountain ash tree on the site.
- From there down to about 8,100 feet is a subalpine forest with subalpine fir, mountain ash, and other species.
- These trees, including many varieties of crabapple, hawthorn, pear, mountain ash, flowering quince and pyracantha, should be pruned during the dormant season.
- It's hard to think of autumn and winter berries without thinking of the mountain ash, or rowan tree.
- Cullentra Wood comprises a long established woodland mainly of oak, but also containing ash, hazel, holly, mountain ash, cherry, birch and alder.
- Oak, mountain ash, and coniferous trees are found in mountainous regions under 1,000 feet.
- Even in winter there's an austere beauty to the bare branches of aspen, apricot, and apple trees, and the bright-red berries of mountain ash.
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