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Usage examples for Rockwork

  1. The flowers are few but pretty, and with the dwarf habit render the plant an excellent subject for rockwork. – Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster
  2. This is a good rockwork plant, and being of neat habit, with small purplish leaves, is well worthy of cultivation. – Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster
  3. It is a capital wind screen, and may be used to advantage on the exposed side of rockwork or flower beds, or as an ornamental shrub by the pond or lake side. – Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster
  4. Let the tank have cloisters of rockwork and jungles of weed, so that hiding may be possible, and then watch the smaller fish at their frolics. – What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games and Pastimes by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
  5. You're what you call practical, and your mind runs upon the number of yards of rockwork you can put up in a day or the logs you can cut. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  6. For planting on the rockwork, amongst tree roots, or beneath the shade of trees, the Gaultherias are particularly suitable. – Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster
  7. It was rapture to take a carriage, and drive, not to the cemetery, not to the public library, not to the rooms of the Young Men's Christian Association, or the grain elevators, or the new park just tricked out with rockwork and sprigs of evergreen,- not to any of the charming resorts of our own cities, but as in Europe to the churches, the churches of a pitiless superstition, the churches with their atrocious pictures and statues, their lingering smell of the morning's incense, their confessionals, their fee- taking sacristans, their worshippers dropped here and there upon their knees about the aisles and saying their prayers with shut or wandering eyes according as they were old women or young! – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  8. If the frame came down with the rockwork filling, it might start the rest and shake some length of road. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  9. Everything was shown up to the time that Aladdin went down into the Cave at the bidding of the magician disguised as his " uncle"; and then came the entrance of the cave itself, which was done in imitation rockwork. – Lady-Betty-Across-the-Water by Lowell, Orson
  10. For planting on rockwork it is a valuable species. – Hardy Ornamental Flowering Trees and Shrubs by A. D. Webster
  11. It is chiselled out of a piece of jade, and represents a tiny lake with a carved border imitating rockwork. – Madame Chrysantheme Complete by Pierre Loti Last Updated: March 4, 2009
  12. The weakened frame had been replaced, but others needed strengthening and the rockwork must be built up among the timbers. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
  13. The rockwork stood firm, the ends of the timbers had not moved, and only a few small heaps of gravel had fallen from the road- bed. – The Girl From Keller's Sadie's Conquest by Harold Bindloss
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