Bitten By Frost

Bitten By Frost      

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Evolution of the Pond

This project started with last year's chafer beetle damage. Initially I thought I'd take out the grass and plant a native/wildlife garden with three birch trees front-and-centre. For some heretofore unclear reasoning, I decided on a pond instead. So I waited for spring, and then started to rip out the grass. Literally "rip" it out; … Continue reading Evolution of the Pond

Is Your Pine Loosing Needles?

It worries me to see this: Those are dead needles, and on an "evergreen", one thinks "dying tree". But no need to worry after all. Even evergreens lose "expired" needles or leaves. Everything that's living and growing will eventually discard dead cells, and that's what's happening here. The "joint" where the needle or leaf meets … Continue reading Is Your Pine Loosing Needles?