Zoysia Tenuifolia – No Watering Experiment

I went to Europe for 30 days and left my Zoysia tenuifolia on its own to see just how needy it really is and whether it can be left dry for extended periods of time. The grass was installed on the 15th of August and my trip was in mid-September so it had a bit of time to establish before I left. I watered it regularly. Continue reading Zoysia Tenuifolia – No Watering Experiment

Casuarina Glauca Helps My Selaginella Survive Summer in Full Sun

Selaginella is one of my favourite ground covers, but it’s super-sensitive to direct sunlight, particularly in summer months. I disobeyed the advice and planted it in direct sunlight to see what would happen and after a period of rapid growth in springtime, its foliage started to yellow and brown. Once the leaves are dead they’re very easy to pick off, but the exposed layers will normally die within days if in direct sunlight. Continue reading Casuarina Glauca Helps My Selaginella Survive Summer in Full Sun