19 June 2009

Recipe for A Garden

Take a 225 sq.ft Bit of Earth, squared and quartered. Till thoroughly, removing weeds.

Add the following:
74 bricks, recycled 2 cobbles, recycled
1 long slab
1 misc. square stone(1) large container, planted
(4) barrow loads compost
(1) 5-gallon Cercidiphyllum japonicum
(6) plugs Euphorbia 'Diamond Frost'
(3) 4-inch Verbena bonariensis
(4) plug Asclepias
(3) 1-gallon Hemerocallis 'Stella d'Oro'
(1) 1-gallon Calamintha grandiflora variegata
(1) 6-inch Datura 'Belle Blanche'
(3) 4-inch Leucanthemum x siberian 'Brightside' (Shasta Daisy)
(2) 4-inch Phlomis tuberosa 'Bronze Flamingo'
(1) 4-inch Cynara cardunculus (Cardoon)
(1) 4-inch Burkheya purpurea 'Mauve Thistle'
(1) 4-inch Eriogonum umbellatum v. aureum 'Psdowns' (Sulphur Buckwheat)
(3) 4-inch Ratibia columnifera 'Mexican Hat'
(3) 4-inch Tanacetum coccineum 'Robinson's Dark Crimson'
(1) 4-inch Melissa officinalis (Lemon Balm)
(1) 4-inch Anthemis nobilis (Roman Chamomile)
(1) 4-inch Anethum graveolens 'Fernleaf' (Dill)
(1) 4-inch Thymus citriodorus argenteus variegatus (say that five times fast!) Silver Edged Thyme
(1) 4-inch Stevia rebaudiana
(34) Tagetes patula 'Lemon Drop' from seed
(4) plugs Senecio cineraria
Plant vigorously, working up a good sweat.
Add water.
Wait for things to grow.

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