DECORATIVE GARDEN STAKE. GARDEN STAKE
DECORATIVE GARDEN STAKE. DR SEUSS BATHROOM DECOR. SUNFLOWER CAKE DECORATION.
Decorative Garden Stake
- Relating to decoration
- cosmetic: serving an esthetic rather than a useful purpose; "cosmetic fenders on cars"; "the buildings were utilitarian rather than decorative"
- (decoratively) in a decorative manner; "used decoratively at Christmas"
- (decorativeness) an appearance that serves to decorate and make something more attractive
- Serving to make something look more attractive; ornamental
- A piece of ground, often near a house, used for growing flowers, fruit, or vegetables
- Ornamental grounds laid out for public enjoyment and recreation
- a plot of ground where plants are cultivated
- work in the garden; "My hobby is gardening"
- A large public hall
- the flowers or vegetables or fruits or herbs that are cultivated in a garden
- A strong wooden or metal post with a point at one end, driven into the ground to support a tree, form part of a fence, act as a boundary mark, etc
- interest: (law) a right or legal share of something; a financial involvement with something; "they have interests all over the world"; "a stake in the company's future"
- bet on: place a bet on; "Which horse are you backing?"; "I'm betting on the new horse"
- A long vertical rod used in basket-making
- A metalworker's small anvil, typically with a projection for fitting into a socket on a bench
- venture: put at risk; "I will stake my good reputation for this"
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Nearly indestructible, the MSR Ground Hog Stake Kit, this sturdy aluminum tent stake has three-sided design which provides extra holding power. There is a notch at top for securing guylines; attached nylon pull-cord Good for medium to firm soil conditions. Aluminum 3-sides
The MSR 312053 GroundHog Tent Stake Kit features eight lightweight, impossible-to-bend tent stakes. These 7.5-inch, anodized aluminum stakes are versatile enough to work well with just about any tent and durable enough to last for years.
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Chrysanthemums, often called mums or chrysanths, are of the genus (Chrysanthemum) constituting approximately 30 species of perennial flowering plants in the family Asteraceae which is native to Asia and northeastern Europe.
Modern chrysanthemums are much more showy than their wild relatives. The flowers occur in various forms, and can be daisy-like, decorative, pompons or buttons. This genus contains many hybrids and thousands of cultivars developed for horticultural purposes. In addition to the traditional yellow, other colors are available, such as white, purple, and red. The most important hybrid is Chrysanthemum ? morifolium (syn. C. ? grandiflorum), derived primarily from C. indicum but also involving other species.
Chrysanthemums are broken into two basic groups, Garden Hardy and Exhibition. Garden hardy mums are new perennials capable of being wintered over in the ground in most northern latitudes. Exhibition varieties are not usually as sturdy. Garden hardies are defined by their ability to produce an abundance of small blooms with little if any mechanical assistance (i.e., staking) and withstanding wind and rain. Exhibition varieties on the other hand require staking, over-wintering in a relatively dry cool environment, sometimes with the addition of night lights.
The Exhibition varieties can be used to create many amazing plant forms; Large disbudded blooms, spray forms, as well as many artistically trained forms, such as: Thousand Bloom, Standard (trees), Fans, Hanging Baskets, Topiary, Bonsai, and Cascades.
Chrysanthemum blooms are divided into 13 different bloom forms by the US National Chrysanthemum Society, Inc., which is in keeping with the international classification system. The bloom forms are defined by the way in which the ray and disk florets are arranged.
Chrysanthemum blooms are composed of many individual flowers (florets), each one capable of producing a seed. The disk florets are in the center of the bloom head, and the ray florets are on the perimeter. The ray florets are considered imperfect flowers, as they only possess the female productive organs, while the disk florets are considered perfect flowers as they possess both male and female reproductive organs.
Irregular Incurve: These are the giants of the chrysanthemum world. Quite often disbudded to create a single giant bloom (ogiku), the disk florets are completely concealed, while the ray florets curve inwardly to conceal the disk and also hang down to create a 'skirt'.
Reflex: The disk florets are concealed and the ray florets reflex outwards to create a mop like appearance.
Regular Incurve: Similar to the irregular incurves, only usually smaller blooms, with nearly perfect globular form. Disk florets are completely concealed. They used to be called 'Chinese'.
Decorative: Similar to reflex blooms without the mop like appearance. Disk florets are completely concealed, ray florets usually don't radiate at more than a 90 degree angle to the stem.
Intermediate Incurve: These blooms are in-between the Irregular and Regular incurves in both size and form. They usually have broader florets and a more loosely composed bloom. Again, the disk florets are completely concealed.
Pompon: *Note the spelling, it is not pompom. The blooms are fully double, of small size, and almost completely globular in form.
Single/Semi-Double: These blooms have completely exposed disk florets, with between 1 and 7 rows of ray florets, usually radiating at not more than a 90 degree angle to the stem.
Anemone: The disk florets are prominently featured, quite often raised and overshadowing the ray florets.
Spoon: The disk florets are visible and the long tubular ray florets are spatulate.
Quill: The disk florets are completely concealed, and the ray florets are tube like.
Spider: The disk florets are completely concealed, and the ray florets are tube like with hooked or barbed ends, hanging loosely around the stem.
Brush & Thistle: The disk florets may be visible. The ray florets are often tube like, and project all around the flower head, or project parallel to the stem.
Exotic: These blooms defy classification as they possess the attributes of more than one of the other twelve bloom types.
Chrysanthemum leaves resemble its close cousin, the mugwort weed — so much so that mugwort is sometimes called wild chrysanthemum — making them not always the first choice for professional gardeners.
Smithtown, Long Island NY
It seems that I'm always on a search to better mark my garden. I've tried rocks, scraps of wood, popsicle sticks, and more. All of these fell short in some way or another.
The other night when I opened a jar of home canned carrots, it occurred to me that I could use the old lids for plant markers. We did a test on a few, drilled a hole and used a permanent marker to write plant ids on the lid. I think it'll work like a charm. We can hang tags off of poles or tomato cages or just put them on stakes at the start of each row.
I'm also thinking I can use these as decorative hang tags on gift baskets and jars of homemade goodies that I give away.
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This book presents a disciplined, qualitative exploration of case study methods by drawing from naturalistic, holistic, ethnographic, phenomenological and biographic research methods.
Robert E. Stake uses and annotates an actual case study to answer such questions as: How is the case selected? How do you select the case which will maximize what can be learned? How can what is learned from one case be applied to another? How can what is learned from a case be interpreted? In addition, the book covers: the differences between quantitative and qualitative approaches; data-gathering including document review; coding, sorting and pattern analysis; the roles of the researcher; triangulation; and reporting.
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