Thanks for your thoughts
I wasn’t sure how you were planning to dispose of the eggs especially as some of the over 3,500 species have very resilient eggs:
For instance, Wyeomyia larvae typically get frozen into solid lumps of ice during winter and only complete their development in spring. The eggs of some species of Aedes remain unharmed in diapause if they dry out, and hatch later when they are covered by water.
Also apparently not all species lay their…Continue
Posted on December 16, 2011 at 10:02pm
After inheriting a front yard that was about 20 cm too high, for the house the front wall or the drainage in the garden, I have busily set about arranging a retaining wall (still to come between pile of bricks and first three stones on the left) and reducing the height level with the path on the right (which also has been given a new foundation and relayed) - phew!!
After laying the brick pavers I would now like to look after the soil
What would be the best first crop…Continue
Posted on April 11, 2011 at 12:59pm — 5 Comments
That got me thinking - so I contacted our local mayor and asked if he would consider arranging for a schedule so that local gardeners can request the council workers and their equipment visit
With the option to have your own…Continue
Posted on February 12, 2011 at 8:00pm — 3 Comments
(we are in the middle of a week with 35C to 42C)
I have waited until after dark to water and tend to the plants.
I have found that the bugs have it in for me and merrily bite inbetween the squirts of insect…Continue
Posted on February 1, 2011 at 4:30am — 6 Comments