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- If you were stranded in the woods during a storm, you would be a bit safer standing under a tree with large flat leaves like oak, than you would under a fir or pine tree.
- Conifers are seed plants; they include pines, firs, yew, redwood, and many other large trees.
- They have also grown juniper shrubs and maple, fir and pine trees.
- Nests are usually built in deciduous trees, such as aspen, alder, cottonwood, or willow, but they may also be in firs or other conifers.
- The high mountains support typical evergreen forests of firs and cypress, whilst on the lower slopes are to be found such trees as pines, chestnuts, and cork oak.
- The woodland grant scheme was introduced in 1988 to encourage landowners to switch from planting commercial plantations of foreign firs, such as Sitka spruce, to a mix of native pine and broadleaf.
- The vista beyond was dotted with leafless trees and throngs of firs and pine.
- Vast tombs, embowered beneath the weeping willow and the fir tree, told of the antiquities of the Lloyd family, as well as of their wealth.
- Since the 1860s the Norway spruce has been the traditional tree, but now firs, less prone to needle-drop, have become fashionable.
- These include unusual species such as Scots pine and Lodgepole pine, and Douglas fir and Cork fir.
- I've had my share of disasters from grasshoppers, including having the bark on my young evergreen firs eaten when there was still lots of other forage.
- At 2,100m is the Pilu Sacred Tree, a massive fir that is thousands of years old.
- As you ascend its mountains, you travel through rich forests of oak, juniper, and cypress in the canyons, and on the higher slopes, you'll see pines, firs, and aspens.
- As firs, redwoods, and oaks matured in her Hillsboro, Oregon, landscape, she started sculpting her many perennial beds.
- While we don't have tall trees, our neighbors do, and the firs and oaks that surround our property drop acorns and provide homes for jays, woodpeckers, robins and sparrows.
- It was a wilderness of cathedral-like redwoods, of ferns and huckleberries, oaks and stately firs, and a myriad of flowers and wildlife.
- Here and there, clumps of fir and birch trees rise out of the muddy wastes.
- Spruces, firs and Douglas-fir can be sheared with good results from late July or early August and continuing until just before new growth starts the following spring.
- For spruces, firs and Douglas-fir, three or more years are usually needed to produce high quality planting stock.
- As we approach Aberdeen the sun comes out - blue sky, white waves, yellow gorse, green firs and fields.