• Posts Tagged ‘Chinese Houses’

    California native meadow project – third year

    by  • November 19, 2012 • Meadow project

    To prepare for a community garden club talk on this meadow project today, this slideshow was put together to show highlights from the first two years. This will give you an idea of what changes have been made from this former weedy field! First I seeded the meadow the first year, 2010, with California...

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    Checking on May projects

    by  • May 27, 2011 • Garden, Projects, Spring

    Notes on what I am really doing in the garden. Mexican Primrose eradication in front beds Last Fall I decided to sift the soil of the front beds after the first quick weeding did nothing to get rid of this stubborn pretty. It is pretty at one stage, but dries to tall sticks throughout...

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    The wildflower meadow in May

    by  • May 9, 2011 • Meadow project, Plant Profiles

    May Meadow In Fall of last year, I became tired of a field full of Filaree and embarked on planting a marvelous meadow of native wildflowers and grasses. The Filaree stickers are evil and they stick terribly to Maggie, our Corgi. Here are photos showing the progress  and challenges, with the first wave of flowers...

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