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My overgrown back yard

The last photo of my back yard before I take a machete to it. lol! Also, it needs a mowing, which it never does this time of year, because I never have grass. Everything will be pruned severally over the next week. Photo taken Nov. 9, 2010.



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I see you have a greenhouse to the right. Why would you need a greenhouse over there?

10 Nov, 2010

 

Leave him alone Alexandra!!

10 Nov, 2010

 

Alexandramou:

I start many of my tropical seeds in the little unheated greenhouse. Delonix regia - Royal Poinciana, Colvillea racemosa - Colville's Glory, Cassia fistula - Golden Shower tree and several other plants needing very high temps to germinate well...and my greenhouse gets up to 100F/ 38C or hotter almost every day in spring and summer.

10 Nov, 2010

 

Meanie:

LOL! :>)

10 Nov, 2010

 

38 degrees! Can I live in your greenhouse!!!

10 Nov, 2010

 

Meanie:

Sure you can. Although, it's pretty small...only 8ft x 8ft x 7ft high! It also has lots of holes in it. :>)

10 Nov, 2010

 

Meanie you really should take yourself to a hot location!!!
Maybe Death Valley, California wink wink.

10 Nov, 2010

 

That is a good idea Delonix1...
Feeling an idea coming up here.

10 Nov, 2010

 

Alexandramou:

Death Valley is definitely no place to be in summer. The heat there is truly deadly! The temps there can commonly get up to 127F/ 53C. or even hotter, if you can believe that.

10 Nov, 2010

 

Alexandramou:

Yes, a little greenhouse it the best way to start seeds. The seedlings are kept out of the direct sunlight...and birds can't get into the soil.

10 Nov, 2010

 

Delonix1
We are having red sand coming up from Africa today....You can see it and it's making us all stuffy.....I really feel for the people down south. If it rains today we are going to be covered in red mud!!!

10 Nov, 2010

 

Delonix1, I was trying to go to the extreme with Meanie. Got to warm him up. ;o)
Death Valley is the 2nd hottest place on earth!!! Fits the name.

10 Nov, 2010

 

Sounds a little like Coober Peedy then!!

10 Nov, 2010

 

ooohh I really don't think I could live underground.

10 Nov, 2010

 

I spent a few weeks there - loved it!!

10 Nov, 2010

 

UNDERGROUND???

10 Nov, 2010

 

Yup - and more than a few days down a pit too!!

10 Nov, 2010

 

What in heavens name where you doing in a pit?

10 Nov, 2010

 

Looking for opals of course!!
It's like the gold rush of the wild west out there (well, kind of), without the guns!

10 Nov, 2010

 

So, did you find any opals?

10 Nov, 2010

 

I like your garden, Del, and have enjoyed the "chat", too, especially on a now dark, grey, afternoon, rain pouring down, and temp of only 6C - lol!!!

11 Nov, 2010

 

Two weeks hard graft earnt me about AUS $250 Alexandra!! I kept one, it's in a box in the loft somewhere....

11 Nov, 2010

 

Alexandramou:

It would be nice to see some photos of the red sand coming up from the Sahara. :>)

It's been a while since we've had a severe Santa Ana Wind...when this happens we get the dust and sand from the mountains and desert to the east of San Diego. Thank goodness it doesn't happen too often!

11 Nov, 2010

 

David:

Thanks! You can send us some of your pouring rain...we can always use it. :>)

The temps here have been slightly below normal for the last 3 days, only around 70F/ 21C during the day and the morning lows have been a very cool 53F/12C. This is a far cry from last week's 100F/38C temps. Today it's suppose to start warming back up to normal temps of 76F/24C.

11 Nov, 2010



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