In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Buck rubs were a common sight on fruit trees and saplings in the fencerows and woodlots.
- Early one misty morning, with clouds hanging across the valley, we load cedar saplings onto the tractor.
- Rarely seen boulders jutted out from the brown surface of the Danube and grasses and tree saplings sprouted up in the dried mud at the foot of the city's stone river banks.
- We cannot go up into the upper atmosphere and pump ozone back in the ozone holes, neither can we plant a sapling for every tree cut in the past ten years.
- All ages of trees, from saplings to the old-timers, create a multistoried canopy allowing light to enter the gaps and stimulate new growth.
- With such a short growing season, 200-year-old trees look like saplings.
- Now, as a mature garden, the trees, mere saplings when planted, are fully grown.
- With young saplings obvious in many hedgerows throughout the country, this message has had some success.
- Cape ivy harms willows by overgrowing saplings and blocking out light the trees need to survive.
- To stabilize new saplings and tree roses from bending in the wind, you often need to tie them to a stake.
- The plantation of tree saplings for any occasion has now become ceremony for not only politicians but also officials and others.
- The nursery has expanded to include a tree nursery where saplings are grown on to maturity for sale.
- Cover crops such as redtop grass keep competing natural vegetation in check and allow oak saplings to flourish.
- Caging tree saplings and young shrubs is a good option where you have just a few to protect.
- The forestry people have very generously agreed to supply every home in Clonmore parish with oak saplings and holly trees for Christmas.
- Walk through one and you will see little in the half-light apart from the trunks of trees and tangled saplings.
- Watch for larger saplings and young trees to noticeably increase in girth and height, but you'll have to look closely to see the nearly imperceptible addition of one or two annual rings on bigger trees.
- According to the organisers the various oak, ash, hazel and other indigenous tree saplings will take about 10 years to begin looking like a wood and a lot longer to mature.
- The culprits skidded round the green in a Peugeot car before crashing into a tree sapling and running off.
- More mature trees will drop seeds and create younger saplings, and the villagers in-game will harvest older trees rather than younger ones.
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