After plugging the drainage holes in another batch of terracotta pots I have embedded them in my garden beds. Sealing holes in terracotta is not as easy as it may seem. You need to check to see if they sweat rather than leak.…
Added by Dave Riley on September 19, 2013 at 5:59 — No Comments
This last week I had to dig a hole in the backyard, under what passes as 'lawn'. The exercise proved a shock.
The slim layer of crisp grasses on top gave way to pure sand all the way down. The colour was yellow with only a slight greying at the surface.…Continue
Added by Dave Riley on September 12, 2013 at 1:13 — No Comments
My many experiments in irrigating my garden have proving fruitful.
When I say 'irrigating' I mean keeping the water up to vegetables so that they don't die.
I'm not asking much.
Pursuant of that I've engineered a lot of …
Added by Dave Riley on September 3, 2013 at 2:30 — No Comments