Recent Examples of holly from the Web
But after years of trying to manage their impact, Winter Park has budgeted $100,000 to remove them once and for all and replace them with native oaks, hollies and maples.
Her holly and winter berries still are used each year to decorate St. Michael's Cathedral in Springfield during the Christmas season.
But most hollies and ordinary evergreens such as ligustrum and cleyera can be pruned this month.
The list would include junipers, waxleaf ligustrums and hollies.
Exotic woods like jatoba and tigerwood join the domestics of holly, walnut, birch and ash in details of the interior.
The shrub forms of holly are by far the most widely planted in the Midwest.
Many home landscapes do not have a lot of space, so this is a great space saving idea that has all the hollies with fruit.
Aboard the Disney Dream, gingerbread houses are decked out with far more than your average boughs of holly.
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Origin and Etymology of holly
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
HOLLY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of holly for English Language Learners
: a tree or bush with dark green leaves and bright red berries; also : the branches of this plant which are used for decoration especially at Christmas
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