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Project ADD

I’m currently in a 2 month break from school. May and June are mine this year. In July I return with a summer class that will greatly cramp my style for 7 weeks and with any luck after that I’ll be starting nursing school. 497 more words


Drought & Heat tolerant perennials

So, we’re looking at our gardens, as the tender new shoots of perennials emerge and grow at rapid fire pace…..love this time of the year! But, today I am watering everything, except the lawn. 206 more words


What it is

“It is what it is.”

I suspect I say this too frequently when one issue or another pops up in the garden. Most are relatively minor problems that have been years in the making, so why be too bothered about them today? 550 more words

My Garden

Malabar Spinach - A Hot Weather Spinach

Red Malabar Spinach (Basella rubra v Rubra) is colorful, decorative, tasty and the perfect summer time replacement for spinach (Spinacia oleracea). Malabar spinach is also known as Ceylon spinach, Indian spinach, vine spinach, and Malabar nightshade.  1,301 more words


How hard is it to Maintain a Pond?

Balance Your Ecosystem

The best thing that you can do for your water garden is to balance the eco-system. In general, this is best done by planting the pond HEAVILY and maintaining a REASONABLE BIO-MASS (fish load). 322 more words

Koi Pond

Make your landscaping dramatic with the right grasses

Taking advantage of the different heights and colours of various grasses can add dramatic accents to your landscaping.

Katrina Diebel shows us the grasses, annual and perennial, which have quickly become fixtures in most landscape designs.

Local News

Wonderwall - Le mur formidable

Last weekend, Tom took a trip to Montemboeuf to catch up with our builders who were all kind enough to meet him at the weekend.  He managed to sort quite a few problems out, so it was a good job that he went.   354 more words

Montemboeuf Plot