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Another is trying to persuade people to leave part of their lawn unmown to encourage flowers to grow.
The grass blades are minimalistic but measure about half a meter, so they are just as tall as those in an unmown meadow.
In all field studies, we used grass habitats characterized by either sparse cover (mown areas) or dense cover (unmown areas).
The coyote, a female, squatted and marked a particular tuft of unmown grass with urine.
After following the narrow path to a small unmown clearing, covered on one side by a bright carpet of wild pansies with many tall clumps of dark green hellebores growing amongst them, Levin settled his guests in the dense, cool shade of some young aspens, on a bench and some tree-stumps which had been specially arranged for visitors to the apiary who were afraid of bees, while he himself went off to the hut to fetch bread, cucumbers, and fresh honey for the children and the grown-ups.
It resulted in a total of 256 artificial burrows in the inner area (16 grid cells), 128 angled and 128 vertical burrows, resulting in equal numbers of burrows in eight grid cells with medium-height (unmown) and in eight grid cells with short (mown) grass (see below).
After decades of mechanised farming, the British countryside is now virtually devoid of the unmown, ungrazed fields where voles and field mice thrive.
Congratulations to all concerned for continuing the successful grassland management in the face of criticism that unmown grass "looks untidy".
viridulus was found on grassy roadside verges in 2006; however, a 1-m wide strip is mown in midsummer next to the road to improve visibility for vehicles, and blackthorn Prunus spinosa scrub is encroaching onto the unmown verge from the hedgerow (ca 1-m width of scrub in places), leaving a very narrow band of tall-grass habitat for this grasshopper on the 3-m wide verges.
Pulling into the driveway I notice that the lawn is left unmown. Mike had said he'd come up to our house and do yard work, trying to make amends.
upkeep Require very little Practically none if you leave maintenance and no them unmown. fertilizers once they're established.
In Chapter One Hallward's garden is richly described with such details as "the sullen murmur of the bees shouldering their way through the long unmown grass, or circling with monotonous insistence round the dusty gilt horns of the straggling woodbine" (7) and "the honey-sweet and honey-colored blossoms of a laburnum, whose tremulous branches seemed hardly able to bear the burden of a beauty so flame-like as theirs" (7).
Contractors say it will help locate patches of unmown grass.
I found Tony and Judy reclining in deck chairs in the unmown grass of their backyard, along with an American director whom I knew slightly.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] Eucharist at Eventide In memory of John O'Donohue at the ruins of 12th-century Corcomroe Abbey Across the unmown fields we walk and through the churchyard of Celtic crosses atilt with weight of memory, and age, The doorway, long open to all creatures who, like us, seek shelter, sanctuary, something to feed on-- the doorway welcomes us.
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