Monthly Archives: October 2014

Bamboo Success

  I’ve had really good success with propagating the bamboo this year ready for the move to the New Garden. I cut up lengths of bamboo, stuffed the ends with vermi-compost and lay the bamboo sandwiched between two layers of … Continue reading

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Seedlings and Garden Fit-Out for the Summer @ Petit Paradis

The new garden bed being dealt whatever I could get my hands on. Kitchen scraps, horse manure, lawn clippings, newspapers, mulched green waste from a clean up at the other house, small twigs and logs, shredded office paper. Some shovel … Continue reading

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October Update

With two very active, healthy young boys I have hit a major challenge recently. I don’t have the time I feel I need to keep the garden ticking along as it should. Not one to give up easily I’ve had … Continue reading

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The First Cicada

Yesterday I heard the first cicada for the season. If I remember rightly I didn’t hear the first one last year until about the 17th of October. Perhaps they are early this year due to the warmer weather. Regardless, it … Continue reading

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