These guys look so good in the East Side Garden- I had to share this pic Continue reading Livingstone Daisy
I was working on the side garden out if sight from the front fence when I heard a group of people walking passed…. Continue reading Stop and Smell the Sweet-Peas!
My Lemon Verbena got off to a pretty shaky start, but looks like it is on the mend. Continue reading Welcome Back: Lemon Verbena
The first Sweet Pea flower has finally ‘Popped’, with promise of many more to come!
Ive updated the Linaria gallery again with some cool pics of the Aphids that have started appearing in one of the pots…
Here is a gallery of pics showing the progression of the East Side Garden – I managed to find some pics that quite old, so you really get to see how the East Side has changed and progressed over the last few years…
Converting the ‘Sunflower Strip’ to a ‘Sweet Pea’ garden has been quite an underwhelming (success?)
This particular garden strip battles a few issues: Continue reading The sunflower strip – now featuring Sweet Peas!
For me, the hardest garden job I have to complete is thinning seedlings. Continue reading Thinning seedlings – east side
A gallery of pics of the Linaria flowers – Now featuring Aphids! 😉
During the raid on the Reardon’s Garden, there was a plant in flower that really caught my attention. They had striking foliage but what really caught my attention were the flowers! Chris had 2 different types growing and the flowers were Green/ Green yellow!
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Its rare that i buy a plant or seeding now days… i has to be something that i want desperately and right away… otherwise i propagate!
Whether it is seeds or cuttings, there are a few things that you will need to get started: Continue reading Propagation 101
Sometimes i struggle to find enough little pots to use when i need to pot up seedlings or propagate cuttings.
Some people love ‘Jiffy Pots’ or ‘Pellets’ but i find that they don’t break down quick enough and are not tall enough to accommodate a good tap root system.
Ive read a few tips and heard from an elderly neighbour that using toilet rolls as transitional pots works really well. Continue reading Reuse and Recycle: Toliet roll pots
Thisis probably the most handy garden ‘tool’ I have purchased. Great for my seedlings!!