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  • n. Plural form of fescue.

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Examples

  • It will be a decade before their long-term vision becomes apparent to passing motorists, but the wild flower meadows are an advertisement that change is afoot, improving biodiversity and welcoming visitors, enticing them through the gates and along broad rides mown through the fescues, bents and crested dog's tail grasses that will replace the crops until tree saplings take root and a leaf canopy develops.

    Country diary: Low Burnhall, Durham

  • Such courses often become havens for wildlife because hunting is prohibited and the grazing options (delicious long fescues, the foliage in wetland carry areas) can be five-star.

    Golf in the (Wild) Kingdom

  • A well-timed burn will kill cool-season exotics such as blue grass, quack grass and fescues, which emerge sooner in the year than the native warm-season grasses and wildflowers found in indigenous prairies, Diboll said.

    Growers harness flames to prepare meadows for wildflowers

  • University turf breeders have succeeded in developing a number of new strains of fine fescues (species of grasses long used in turf grass mixes) that not only provide green with far less feeding, they also require far less mowing (a once-a-month cut keeps the improved fine fescues looking trim) and no irrigation during the average New Jersey summer.

    Tom Christopher: Bill to Restrict Use of Lawn Fertilizers in New Jersey

  • "No Mow" is, in fact, a slight exaggeration: these fescues do benefit from a single cut in June to nip back that the taller seed stalks that shoot up in early summer.

    Tom Christopher: No flow, low flow lawn

  • Potential natural vegetation is mostly foothill prairie and is characterized by the predominance of fescues and wheatgrasses with some scattered ponderosa pines on the east side of the Bighorns.

    Ecoregions of Wyoming (EPA)

  • The dead heads of these various grasses — fescues, fox-tails, and ryes — bob and twitch as if pulled by a string underground.

    A Changed Man

  • A combination of thyme and my favorite blue fescues might do the trick.

    GROW YOUR OWN GRASS FURNITURE | Inhabitat

  • "This means that over a million people, ordinary workers and pensioners, who would otherwise have had to transfer part of their monthly pay to the fescues, pay no income tax at all,"

    ANC Today

  • "This means that over a million people, ordinary workers and pensioners, who would otherwise have had to transfer part of their monthly pay to the fescues, pay no income tax at all," Manuel said.

    ANC Today

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