I realise I don't actually hate mowing and whippersnipping. I love admiring the finished job - great pity it only lasts such a short time, but the grass is great for the compost pile so there's plenty of pluses.
I just hate the equipment.
It's heavy (whippersnipper and humungous long cord), awkward to hold and hurts my hands (whippersnipper), doesn't start when it's supposed to (mower) and seems designed to drive people crazy instead of being reliable trusted gardening…Continue
Also known as wild pepper, la lot, chaplu; In Cantonese: 'Ka Lao' ; In Malay: Kadok ; In Thai : Cha Plu ; In Lao : phak i leut or pak eelerd ; In Vietnam : Piper lolot – lá l; Sirih Dudu, Karuk, Karok, Daun Kaduk, Vegetable Pepper, Betel Pepper
Just not to-day! But soon, soon ...
Tissue-culture Dwarf Ducasse; they are around 18months to 2 years old - lost the plot a bit with the timing. One over-wintered here surrounded by bubble-wrap with the expectation that it would really be ahead of the others. The other 3 survived Cyclone Yasi and yet they are all making bunches at almost the same time.
'Dwarf' - yes well I suppose 8ft rather than 15ft is a kind of 'dwarf'. Contemplating getting the mature bunch…Continue
Should have taken this pic just a moment before as now the sun is up and shining in the lense. Never mind - it's just to give an impression of what is happening with the garden at the beginning of the new…Continue