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QMY penstemons are beginning to flower but they are looking straggly.
As aubrieta tends to look straggly over the summer months, pair it with plants which flower afterwards, such as Dianthus alpinus, Geranium cinereum 'Ballerina', or 'Lawrence Flatman'.
Your straggly hair seems to wave in the deadly winds.
THESE delicious deep blue berries which can be added to summer pudding and other red fruit desserts are related to the wild, moorland bilberries, but form bushes rather than low, straggly plants.
He was joined on stage at the launch by pal Jonathan Ross, who appeared to be copying Brand's stubble and straggly hair look.
If hanging baskets and pots look dry, straggly and irredeemable, chuck out the contents and think about replacing with autumn plants.
Exotic gardens and flowers, their colours and perfumes are woven through the pages, contrasting with the straggly weedy specimen of a plant that Zahara brings to the Hanging Garden of Babylon, a most unlikely 'Flower of Heaven'.
The man is drawn by the artist with greasy, straggly hair, wearing a purple or maroon top and beige chinos.
He had judged the moment with an unprejudiced eye and seen a buggy metamorphosis that turned a sleek little creature with a neat Napoleonic bob into a Jacquelina-the-Ripper with straggly strands.
True, many girls don't dig having straggly hairs hanging out of bikini bottoms, but no one wants bright red bikini-line bumps.
Look for areas of stress, such as dead, dying or straggly branches, bug infestation, disease or water sprouts, the latter a fast-growing branch that grows vertically and off a horizontal branch, disrupting the natural form of the tree.
The University of Art and Design is quite a long way from the splendid neo-Classical city centre, and you get to it down a straggly dull road lined with nondescript, but somehow unpleasantly obtrusive, structures.