The Yard



‍‍כח תמוז ה תשסט - Sunday, July 19th, 2009

I went to the hardware store and picked up a new sprinkler. It’s one of those pulse sprinklers that make that ticking sound like you see on golf courses. The entire unit is metal which is annoying because it looks too valuable to leave out but which should stand up to vandalism (though if I […]


‍‍כו תמוז ה תשסט - Friday, July 17th, 2009

When I came home from work today I found that someone has vandalized my sprinkler. It wasn’t the best sprinkler in the world but someone clearly came onto my property and broke it. It looks like someone snapped it clean in half. They also moved the hose. It almost looks like they didn’t like the […]

Basil plants

‍‍כד תמוז ה תשסט - Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

I found, after a quick search of the net, that Basil plants watered once a week thrive. Further, that basil plants like a lot of sun. After I purchased my basil plants and potted them in the potter Dana bought for my birthday a year ago, I figured water them onceĀ  a week and put […]


‍‍יז אייר ה תשסח - Wednesday, May 21st, 2008

Dana took care of the night watering as well. Looks like the plumber stopped by mid afternoon (even though Dana told him she wouldn’t be here). He checked the pressure on the outside of the house and discovered that it was set to the same pressure level as the inside of the house. He did […]


‍‍יד אייר ה תשסח - Sunday, May 18th, 2008

Again it was up before seven for me. I went out to start the sprinklers and decided to try one in front and one in the back at the same time. While we’re not giving much of an attempt to making the backyard grass grow this season we do have some potted plants that we […]