Posts

Showing posts from March 3, 2013
The fence is coming along well.  Most of the columns are done and almost all the posts are in.  Next week they should put up the fence sections.  Then we'll actually have a fence and be able to keep the deer out.

But weird weather - this morning we woke up to fog, cool weather (we made it to 64) and heavy mist with light rain later in the day.  We need the wet weather and I'm sure the plants are thrilled to get the moisture. Tomorrow should be similar weather. Next week we're supposed to get into the 80's. Summer is on its way.
Okay we have a problem after that wind.  My bougainvillea is naked - it has lost every single leaf.  It was a new plant and looked nice.  But its only naked, not dead so I'm sure it will come back to life.  I may need to find a new place for it.  Right now it is sitting on the stairs so it is out getting the full force of the wind. I may have to move it someplace where it still gets sun but maybe a bit less wind.

The real problem is in the back.  All that dirt I moved in the back then seeded with buffalo grass seed, well the wind moved it.  Don't know exactly where it got moved to, but I've got some definite bare areas again. Of course, that is exactly why I'm trying to get grass to grow there.  The back patio is also full of dirt, weeds, twigs, and leaves from the wind.  We'll have to use either a blower to move that dirt out of the patio or we will have to sweep it off, but somehow we will need to clean that back patio off.  But the amount of dirt on the patio is…