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  • 21 Apr 2018
    Got through a bunch of task list stuff— topped off two more of the raised beds (1 to go), set up pea supports, made some potting soil and filled a few pots (no plants yet). I planted out the dwarf pear I got to make up for the one that I pla...

    Overcast 10°C / 50°F
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    23 Apr 2018
    I have been collecting rocks and the farm next door had a huge pile. They gave them all to me! Now that I have moved them, I’m putting in a terrace where there is a natural drop between the woods and the yard accentuating the drop and adding...

    heucherella redstone falls Transplanted, heucherella copper cascade Transplanted, heuch...

    Clear 10°C / 50°F
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    25 Mar 2018
    There he is.

    Partly Cloudy 0°C / 32°F
  • 03 Apr 2018
    I kind of died off on my journalling last year. It wasn’t a conscious decision, but I did notice a decline in enthusiasm as the season got tougher and tougher. We had a mid-season hail storm that really beat back the plants, some of which ...

    2018 Seed Starting garden

    Clear -6°C / 21°F
  • 03 Apr 2018
    After weeks of rain through March, plus being away in February, I had knee high to waist high grass everywhere. This necessitated the wearing of knee high rubber boots for safety if venturing out into the yard. I had already spotted a slithering v...

    [20] Roadside North garden , [19] Roadside Centre garden , [18] Roadside East garden ...

    Mostly Cloudy 28°C / 82°F
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    17 Apr 2018
    The last few weeks have seen a lot of allotment activity from my side. The wishlist for this year included four new raised beds for growing cut flowers. Realising these took some effort, but now they are completely finished and ready for sowing an...

    Nut & Genoegen Allotment garden

    Clear 20°C / 68°F
  • 01 Apr 2018
    4-1-18

    Gloriosa Lily Showing True Leaves and Hanging baskets garden

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    21 Apr 2018
    The snow has gone from all the beds but the north end of House beside the path. I tried to come in through the gate at that corner but I think the snow has bashed it lower into the ground or possibly one of the flagstones has risen, anyway the gat...

    4. House garden , 4. House garden , Snowdrops Blooming, Iris reticulata Eye Catcher B...

    Rain Showers 12°C / 54°F