52 examples of peaty in sentences
For rock gardening, or planting on the margins of beds in light, peaty soil, this is one of the handsomest and most beautiful of hardy creeping shrubs.
It grows well in peaty soil, is very hardy, and may be increased by means of offsets.
It grows and flowers freely enough in light, peaty earth, but is not very hardy, the tips of the branches being usually killed back should the winter be at all severe.
When favourably situated, and in cool, sandy loam or peaty earth, the growth of the tree is very rapid, and when a tree has been cut over, the shoots sent out often exceed 6 feet in length in one season, and nearly 2 inches in diameter.
To grow this shrub to perfection, peaty soil or decayed vegetable matter will be found most suitable.
They all grow well either in light, rich loam, or in sandy, peaty earth, and are usually propagated by grafting.
It is of free growth in any good light peaty or sandy soil.
It thrives well in any peaty soil, and is quite hardy.
It delights in rather moist, peaty soil, and grows all the stronger and flowers all the more freely when surrounded by rising ground or tall trees at considerable distance away.
Their requirements are by no means hard to meet, light, peaty soil, or even good sandy loam, with a small admixture of decayed vegetable matter, suiting them well.
Planted in peaty soil and in a rather damp, shady situation it thrives best, the oval-serrate leaves, covered with white, villous hairs, and pretty rosy flowers, giving it an almost unique appearance.
It succeeds best in a somewhat shady situation, and when planted in not too heavy peaty soil, but where abundance of not stagnant moisture is present.
Though, perhaps, rather exacting in their requirements, the Stuartias may be very successfully grown if planted in light, moist, peaty earth, and where they will be screened from cold, cutting winds.
They thrive best in soil of a peaty nature.
In too dry situations it becomes sparse of foliage and unhappy, but grows and flowers freely in light, peaty soil.
This inclosure, however, was filled with a dense peaty mass not reduced to mold, the result of centuries of sphagnous growth, which had reached a thickness of nearly 2 feet above the remains.
This was called usquebaugh, and had a strange peaty flavor, which was at first very unpleasant to them, but to which before they left Scotland they became quite accustomed.
Dartmoor is so huge that one must be born and spend a lifetime in or near it to really know it, and the visitor can merely endeavour to see typical examples of its granite tors, its peaty streams, its great stretches of boulder-strewn heather, and its strangely isolated villages.
He described the island as being a bleak kind of place on the whole, with very little vegetation, except some peaty stuff, and a lot of bare rock.
It does best when planted under trees, or in partial shade on rock-work, in well-drained, good loamy or peaty soil mixed with a fair proportion of brick rubble.
It is most at home in a well-drained yet moist peaty soil, and kept in a frame or on a shady border, where it will bloom in June.
They all need a peaty soil, and may be increased by grafting on to the common Spurge Laurel.
A peaty soil suits it.
" Fragaria Indica (Ornamental Strawberry).A rich or peaty mould suits this half-hardy perennial.
This is an interesting peculiarity of Scotch scenery;civilization sapping the barbarism of the wilderness; wheat-fields mordant biting in upon peaty moorlands, or climbing to the tops of cold, bald mountains, shearing off their thorny locks of heather and covering them with the well-dressed chevelure of yellow grain.