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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- She plants tender climbing vines such as wisteria and sweet peas so they can cling to the warm stone walls.
- Twist and writhe around your length of bamboo to the likes of Kylie or Gareth, while training your runner beans or sweet peas.
- More seed companies are offering grouped collections, such as various colors of morning glories, or sweet peas dating from Victorian times.
- This year my garden was a picture of magenta and wine-red dahlias and heavenly old-fashioned sweet peas.
- The Royal Horticultural Society's Wisley June Flower Show will be held from Tuesday to Thursday, with sweet peas and delphiniums taking centre stage.
- Imagine your garden filled with super-fragrant sweet peas, ruffly-petalled poppies or butterfly-attracting orange tithonias.
- Against a trellis beside a driveway in one garden, the women planted sweet peas that bloom from mid-January or early February into May, depending on the weather.
- The more you pick sweet peas, the more flowers they produce.
- Once they start to germinate, plant the sweet peas out into the ground or in containers.
- John Hadley builds his house in 1778 from the timbers of wrecked boats, while the British blockade the port and his wife, Coral, plants turnips and sweet peas.
- Bilaterally symmetrical flowers, such as snapdragons and sweet peas, have distinctive upper and lower petals and are therefore asymmetric from top to bottom.
- Step into the Great Pavilion and you are greeted with a heady mixture of scents from roses, sweet peas and lilies to strawberries and apples.
- Plant out autumn-sown sweet peas - or sow sweet peas outdoors if you were not able to start them under glass.
- In the cold frame outside the beans, peas Welsh onions and sweet peas are also doing well, and I'm now leaving the lid open all the time.
- Very fancy fences can be created from tall flowering annuals such as cleome, cosmos, dahlias, sweet peas and sunflowers for a display of spring, summer and autumn colour.
- Poppies, sweet peas, pot marigold and gilia are all waiting in our yard for attention.
- In addition to snow peas, you can use it to support bush cucumbers, bush squash, some nasturtiums, and sweet peas.
- Wild sweet peas flower along the banks for much of the year.
- Keats described the sweet pea flower as ‘wings of gentle flush o'er delicate white.’
- If the weather is good, plant out autumn sown sweet peas.
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