Gardening

Birds welcome!

Birds welcome!

8 Jan, '110 Comments

I put up a couple of bird houses in the front garden this morning, in view of one of our favourite chilling out spots. I hope they get made use of, especially by ‘Flitty Fred‘! (the Graceful Prinias which have made our garden their home, very sweet!)

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Lawn repair in progress

Lawn repair in progress

7 Jan, '110 Comments

Last week, the lawn was a disaster, looking like almost a desolate muddy lunar landscape than a proper lawn and I resolved to do something about it. I did. But although that the ants are still around (the bastards!) at least with the spreading of five kilograms of ryegrass seed, the results are already astounding. […]

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Lawn Problems, sorry Gaia, I had to give up

Lawn Problems, sorry Gaia, I had to give up

31 Dec, '100 Comments

I’ve succumbed. But before I go on, have a look at the state of my lawn now: and this is how is used to look like just 3 years ago: Can you imagine my distress every time I walk into the garden now with the images of how it used to look like firmly in […]

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Nature’s Christmas gift to me…

Nature’s Christmas gift to me…

25 Dec, '100 Comments

[view post for video] I brought this hydrangea as a cutting from Canada last summer. I never thought that it would actually survive, it actually almost died when I planted it in a test-tube planter and almost gave up on it. I thought I won’t lose much if I plant it in the garden. It was so poor looking that

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The office garden has a white theme this year

The office garden has a white theme this year

1 Dec, '100 Comments

With the change in the weather, the gardening season is most certainly upon us. Not to let our office garden to miss out, we cleaned it up and planted many geraniums and bordered them with lovely alyssum. It’s been a couple of weeks since they were planted, and as you could probably see form the […]

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