GARDEN ideas PT 2
Matti's Succulent Table Mission DIY succulent table complete.
Max with the new Succulent Table.
Formal hedging (the hedges that look well tended and are used in and around gardens) can be deciduous or evergreen.
A lot of vegetable gardening authorities, whatever that means, suggest planting vegetables on raised beds but in South Australia and a lot of other Mediterranean zones, this, to me is madness.
A successful strategy to overcome evaporation, protect plants from both drying hot and cold winds and to conserve water is the sunken garden. Here we see a grandiose garden in a massive fort complex and a modest urban vegetable garden, in the arid zone of western Rajasthan, India.
Craig wrote this response in a letter to a friend of ours and (with his permission) I wanted to post it here.
I had this idea when I was at the shack and I am putting it into practise today. You see, terracotta is porous and I always seal my terracotta pots before I put plants in them, so I thought they would be a useful receptacle for storing water and letting it seep slowly into the soil, especially for use with rainwater tanks where I want to encourage people not to install a pump.
For once, the weather has smiled on the Chelsea Flower Show. We had a hot spell a week ago, which brought everything on nicely. Then cool, wet weather arrived just as everyone was beginning to wonder whether they'd have to water like crazy.
Here’s Why Meyer Lemons are the Best Selling Patio Citrus Trees: So Hardy, it Grows Indoors or Out… reportedly withstanding brief temperatures as low as 22 F. If you live in a colder climate, you can easily move it inside for the winter.