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  • noun Plural form of ornamental.

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Examples

  • In 2009, UGA scientists identified five "super ornamentals"—plants that showed high rates of contaminant removal when exposed in gas-tight glass jars to common household VOCs, such as benzene (present in cigarette smoke) and toluene (emitted from paints and varnishes).

    A Superhero Scrubs the Air: The Mighty Houseplant

  • For the first five years of my gardening career, I stuck solely to ornamentals.

    My Garden, part 4 « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • So far, we've got a myriad of peppers (hot, sweet and even blue!), giant pumpkins, zucchini, 3 types of tomatoes (including these rainbow heirlooms, left) and some assorted ornamentals going inside, and most are prime for transplanting this weekend.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • A: My wife does the laundry, most cooking and shopping, and tends the ornamentals in the garden.

    'How Are Chores Divided at Home?'

  • For the first five years of my gardening career, I stuck solely to ornamentals.

    2009 May « Sugar Creek Gardens’ Blog

  • So far, we've got a myriad of peppers (hot, sweet and even blue!), giant pumpkins, zucchini, 3 types of tomatoes (including these rainbow heirlooms, left) and some assorted ornamentals going inside, and most are prime for transplanting this weekend.

    Take A Walk

  • Some might call for increasing governmental support for agriculture, but fail to mention that local agriculture is primarily devoted to production for the local middle class, or for export, or for production of ornamentals such as flowers or lawn shrubbery for middle-class homes.

    George Kent: Achieve Sustainability or End Hunger?

  • That strategy worked a few decades ago, but by now -- particularly in Phoenix and Tucson -- homesick immigrants, longing for greenery, have planted endless acres of allergen-spewing lawns and ornamentals.

    Dr. Andrew Weil: Easing Sneezing, Naturally

  • Amend the soil with generous amounts of compost, and plant tough, native ornamentals that have always grown in this region so they have already adapted to our precipitation levels and climate.

    Follow the Basic Principles for Landscape Planning: Green Scene

  • And some plants are toxic to goats including ornamentals such as azaleas, oleanders and rhododendrons.

    Free-Range Landscaping

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