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Grass

A slang term for $10 in Hong Kong. Bowl and stripe are equivalent terms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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Grasses require less maintenance than most other container plants.
Your yard won't be covered with colorful flowers and lush grasses right away.
That same year, at another course nearby, designers "chose to use grasses that needed more fertilizer, more pesticides, more fossil fuels, more of everything," recalls Hurdzan.
We wanted to find an environmentally friendly way of getting rid of the non-native grasses, to restore the native plants and grasses,'' said Marlee Lauffer, spokeswoman for Newhall Land.
Born mixers, ornamental grasses belong in the garden, not banished to the outskirts with only each other for company, says Rick Darke, an internationally recognized authority on grasses and author of The Color Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses.
In 2002, the fire season started early and hot, with brush dried out from a lack of rain, but fire officials fear that the currently green grasses will quickly turn yellow and brown in the summer heat.
Endophytes have turned up in every plant tested, from Douglas firs and grasses to mosses and liverworts, says Arnold.
To soften its austere look, she planted it with ornamental grasses that require no supplemental irrigation.
I understand that you want something with colorful eye appeal, but you may be surprised to learn that a combination of ornamental grasses and sedges can provide you with the special effects you seek.
3] plants include trees, shrubs, some grasses, and most crops, such as soybeans, rice, wheat, and barley.
Greenlee is the founder of Greenlee Nursery in Pomona, California, and author of The Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses (Rodale Press, Emmaus, PA, 1992; $29.
Snow cover results in lawn grasses that are safe from winter desiccation, but become susceptible to diseases.