Gardening

The poppies didn’t work

19 Oct, '070 Comments

I planted three kinds of poppies in seed trays on Sept 21st and none of them came up. Unfortunately I have had to give up on them; the ones I tried were: [TABLE=3] I think the reason they failed is probably due to (1) over watering, and (2) overzealous with the plant food! Even others […]

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Mimosa pudica (the shy plant)

Mimosa pudica (the shy plant)

18 Oct, '070 Comments

Mimosa pudica (the shy plant), originally uploaded by malyousif. It’s just flowered and I think its “pompoms” are really beautiful, completely different for such an unassuming, but sensitive plant.

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English Border populated

English Border populated

17 Oct, '070 Comments

English Border planting plan, originally uploaded by malyousif. Movement! We have movement! I’ve had a chance yesterday afternoon to bite the bullet and start planting. The final result is what you see above in the map, and if all that I have planted come through (and they should) this patch will look like a piece […]

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The “English Border”

The “English Border”

15 Oct, '070 Comments

The "English Border" WIP, originally uploaded by malyousif. I know. You must be asking yourself “where does he get these weird names from?” Questions which I can’t honestly answer in full as I name areas in my garden in order to think about them “off line” specifically without describing them as “the patch at the […]

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Man, what a wonderful day it has been!

Man, what a wonderful day it has been!

14 Oct, '070 Comments

I was out for practically the whole day in the garden! I accomplished a lot considering I wasn’t working toward a deadline; it was see this, think about it, do it! Brilliant. For (my) record, let me list what I have done: 1. Southern border extended: To my surprise, one of my Cassia fistulas broke […]

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