Gardening

The Plinth

The Plinth

9 Oct, '070 Comments

A couple of things I really came to appreciate today: the first is the wealth of information available on the Internet, again, and the second is those manual labourers who we continuously take for granted! The story is this: I wanted to build a regular red-brick column/plinth in the Zen Garden onto which I would […]

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Zen Garden

Zen Garden

7 Oct, '070 Comments

What I thought I would do as a rockery, demanded to be made into a Zen/Orental garden instead! Don’t look at me, it all started with the devil getting into my sub-conscience and demanding that I get some bamboo for the background. The only place I knew I was to get that bamboo was from […]

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The Rockeraaaay

The Rockeraaaay

5 Oct, '070 Comments

The Rockeraaaay, originally uploaded by malyousif. That’s what I hope to make of this new patch. This is just the first phase completed this afternoon; enough sand has been moved into it I think, and the border made from cut branches off a conucarpus tree that fell over when it was rather windy last year. […]

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20 tonnes of sand need to be moved!

20 tonnes of sand need to be moved!

3 Oct, '070 Comments

20 tonnes of sand need to be moved!, originally uploaded by malyousif. I’m changing a part of the garden and adding a flower bed, the area is about 25 square meters and I intend to make a mound or two in it, so I ordered this pile of sand, all 20 tonnes of it and […]

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The seedlings are peeking

The seedlings are peeking

25 Sep, '070 Comments

Just 4 days after sowing these seedlings, most have started to grow nicely! click to view individual pictures I’m so looking forward to this season.

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