Tagged "garden blogs"
I’ve had a dandy Saturday so far. It has consisted of getting up early to walk around the cemetery for about an hour (there’s an old-ass cemetery right by my house that you can walk around… decent little work out if you keep going and keep up a good pace up the hill. The first …Read more →
Today is the Fall Equinox (9/23/2011), an Equinox occurs twice a year when the Earth’s axis is tilted neither away nor towards the Sun. In garden terms...Read more →
Nowadays, sex is easy to come by. A meal bought, a bottle of wine consumed and hot botanist later, you’ll find yourself blissfully falling asleep and satiated. (You can go here, here or here.) But for most plant life, sex is a bit trickier. Imagine being firmly rooted, seeing a potential mate, feeling the urge …Read more →
This is a Pacific tree frog (Hyla regilla), with whom I made a brief encounter with whilst pulling a hose out of a hose pot in a client’s garden. I either disturbed him enough to want to jump out and attack my finger – or – he loved the nail polish and wanted a closer …Read more →
The day started out as any other day, in any other garden, in any other town. I put my shit kickers on (see below) before work, since I knew I’d be working at a house that has a lawn that looks like shit in desperate need of aerating. The boots are the perfect blend of …Read more →