Tag: 2007 season

Progress report – 071019

Progress report – 071019

19 Oct, '070 Comments

Remember I said before that I thought the lawn was being over-watered? Well last night I determined to find out by how much, and that meant donning the swimming trunks on (is that picture firmly in your mind yet? Good! :twisted:) and turned on the sprinkler system and investigated each zone separately. I determined that […]

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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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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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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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