Sentence Examples


  • But a compost of peat, loam and leaf-soil suits L.
  • The soil generally is a sandy loam or a strong but friable clay, and very fertile.
  • Size.) loam, such as is suitable for the vine and the fig; this should be used in as rough a state as possible, or not broken small and fine.
  • The shores are sand, clay or loam throughout some 1300 m., with very rare rock ridges or rapids, and the banks rise low above ordinary water.
  • The north-west and north-east sections contain some glacial drift but the soil in these parts is not suitable for cultivation except in the larger valleys in the north-west where it is drained by glacial gravel or there is some sandy loam mixed with clay.