Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Balcony Project: plants for north-facing spaces

The next stage in the balcony planning is a little research on plants that will do well in north-facing areas. Given my other requirements, I’m most interested in edibles, and perennials or self-seekers (for minimal ongoing maintenance). It’s a good … Continue reading

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Garden update

Despite the erratic weather, things in the garden are moving on happily. A quick list (no photos this time, may try to add some tomorrow): Apples on the apple tree! Research suggests that as this is a 3-yr-old tree, I … Continue reading

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The Balcony Project: sector & zone analysis

I’m planning planting for our balcony, and in my last post on this wrote up the surveying. The next step is to do the analysis: some possible approaches are to consider zones, sectors, and input/output. For this project zones aren’t … Continue reading

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Skitterings in Corners

I have a story, ‘Skitterings in Corners’, in issue 3 of the Journal of Unlikely Entomology . I love Svetlana Sukhorukova’s illustration for it! The rest of the stories in the issue are also well worth a read. Coming soon: … Continue reading

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