English version

sward

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishswardsward /swɔːd $ swɔːrd/ noun [countable]  literaryALAREA an area of land covered with grass
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swardIf the paddocks can be topped and harrowed after each grazing, a more even, tussock-free sward can be maintained.But, as a means of maintaining good swards, it is a good policy to mix sheep with cattle.They are used to cut up turf and consolidate a seed-bed, particularly after ploughing an old sward.The further one can extend the grazing season in spring and autumn, without damage to soil or sward, the better.Clear leaves and other debris from the sward.A less direct method is to encourage the growth of clovers in the sward.Second, there must be a constant supply of water to the sward even during long spells of dry weather.As all these, including buddleia, flower in their second year they soon supply more seeds to the young sward.
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