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Annual bluegrass in a planter.

March 27th – 31st, 2016

Conifers nad ash on March 27th, 2016, early in the morning. The lawn on the same day. Though it is not enough yet, the green gradually appears and the sign of the growth is perceived. Wood sorrels have appeared together …

Lawn after the entire topsoiling.

Vertical Cutting, Idecompo, Topsoiling, and Watering Lawn

Lawn on March 26th, 2016, at 6 o’clock in the early morning before staring the work. Vertical cutting, at first. Attache a root cutting blade on Ryobi LM-2800, and set the cutting height in the lowest of 5 mm. In …

Bags of Baroness's fertilizer and Idecompo put on the floor.

Baroness’s Fertilizer and Idecompo

  2016/03/24    Home Lawn , ,

Baroness’s fertilizer (2 bags) and Idecompo, which I had ordered, has arrived. The soil will also arrive tomorrow in the schedule. I am planning thatching + vertical cutting, topsoiling, and Idecompo for this weekend.

Lawn on March 21st, 2016. Before procedures.

Hand-Pulling Weeds, Burning Lawn Grass, Mowing

This is lawn on March 21st. I removed weeds first. Pulling with Nukerunn-desu Mini. I took out wastepaper basket in the living room instead of bucket and took grasses for two baskets. There still remain some, but it’s OK because …

Conifers and ash after removing winter covering. From the back side.

Conifers and Ash on March 21st, 2016

  2016/03/21    Conifer and Ash ,

I removed the winter covering. It’s Maech 21st today. It won’t snow any longer, as expected. It’s got neat.

The lawn has got green gradually.

Lawn on March 20th, 2016

The lawn has got green gradually, despite I still can’t even burn the lawn. Earthworms have also came out. Weeds have also got increased. Pythium has also appeared. Too bad.

March 16th, 2016. Weeds.

March 16th, 2016, Weeds

  2016/03/21    Lawn Weeds

Weeds are getting increased.

Sleet. A close view.

March 15th, 2016, Sleet

  2016/03/21    Home Lawn

It’s sleeting this morning despite it’s March 15th.

Brown dormant lawn. A close-up view.

Lawn on March 5th, 2016

  2016/03/05    Home Lawn

It was the cloudy sky in this morning. Though the sun came out around noon, I have to work from 1 o’clock afternoon. I couldn’t burn the lawn today either.

Weekly weather forecast.

Weekly Weather Forecast

  2016/03/02    Home Lawn ,

It’s going to be almost sunny for three days from tomorrow. The highest temperature on Saturday is 18 degrees Celsius. Can I burn the lawn???

Conifers and ash in the entrance are also under the snow.

Lawn on March 1st, 2016

  2016/03/01    Home Lawn, Conifer and Ash

It’s March 1st, 2016. The lawn is completely under the snow again, because of the continuous snow for these 2 days. Conifers and ash in the entrance are also under the snow.

A grass, which was removed completely from the root together with soil around the root.

Lawn on February 25th, 2016

The photo is the lawn in the morning on February 25th, 2016. The snow accumulated on the whole surface again last night. But, because it was relatively good weather in the daytime, the snow melted in a short time and …

Lawn on February 20th, 2016. The snow’s disappeared and it’s raining a little.

Lawn on February 20th, 2016

  2016/02/20    Home Lawn ,

The photo is the Lawn on February 18th, 2016. The snow, which accumulated this week again, is disappearing. This is the lawn today, on February 20th, 2016. The snow’s disappeared but it’s raining a little. The weekly weather forecast says …

Backyard lawn on February 13th, 2016. A close-up view.

Failure in Burning Lawn

Backyard lawn on February 13th, 2016. It’s been a good weather with no rain or snow for these several days. Today’s weather forecast is cloudy and then rain. I tried to burn lawn before rain falls. This is a “small …

Needle ice formed around a rainwater pit in the corner of the yard. In a closeup view.

Frost Columns

The photo is in the morning on February 11th, 2006. Needle ice formed around a rainwater pit in the corner of the lawn yard. I took photos because it was an excellent needle ice. Backyard lawn. The snow, which fell …

February 7th, 2016. Backyard lawn covered with snow. A view from the east side.

Lawn on February 7th, 2016

  2016/02/13    Home Lawn, Conifer and Ash

It snowed again, on February 7th, 2016.

Blue sky, blue Lake Saint-Louis, and green lawn and a green tree.

Lawn in Lakeshore in Motreal

We drove to Lakeshore in Montreal. The place is around here. In front is Lake Saint-Louis. Though it is named Lake Saint-Louis, it is a widening of the St. Lawrence River. After seeing this, I do not understand the difference …

Backyard lawn on Feb 6th, 2016.Snow's gone. A vew from the east.

Lawn on Feb 6th, 2016

It snowed in the first half of this week, but the snow’s gone because it rained in the last half. Lawn is completely in brown because of the winter dormancy. Such a bronw lawn make me desire “shiba-yaki”, which means …

Backyard lawn on January 30th, 2016. The snow has almost gone. A photo from the west side.

Lawn on January 30th, 2016

  2016/01/30    Home Lawn, Conifer and Ash ,

It rained yesterday and the snow fell last week has almost gone. This is last week, on January 24th. This is today, on January 30th. It’s a big difference. These are conifers and ash in the entrance. The above is …

Backyard lawn on January 24th, 2016, which is covered with snow.

Lawn on January 24th, 2016

  2016/01/24    Home Lawn, Conifer and Ash ,

Backyard lawn, and conifers and ash in the entrance in this morning. The snow is blowing since last night. Though the snow is about 10 cm depth yet, it seems a snowstorm still continues today.

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How to Make a Bilingual Site|Create a Multilingual Site in WordPress

I changed this site “Backyard Lawn” into a bilingual site in January 2016. I will explain the process. The WordPress is used for creating this blog. The theme is “Stinger5”. The actual server of this blog is XSERVER, but the …

Conifers and ash in the entrance on January 20. There are some dozen centimeters of snow.


  2016/01/23    Home Lawn

Snow has fallen this week. Above photo is January 19th, when the snow started to fall. It’s probably 2 to 3 cm yet. This is the next day, January 20th. Some dozen centimeters of snow have accumulated. Though this is …

Large green lawn in the Plains of Abraham.

Lawn in Quebec City

It’s about Quebec City, the capital of the province of Quebec, this time. The photo is the Château Frontenac, the landmark hotel in Quebec City, which was taken from a ferry across the St. Lawrence River. It’s 2 to 3 …

Lawn in January 10, 2016. A photo from the west side. The lawn is in brown due to winter dormancy.

This Blog has Become a Bilingual Site

Happy New Year. I wish you all the best for this year. But, it’s already January 10 today. I was so busy for creating this bilingual site, that I couldn’t post a new article on New Year breaks. Please click …


Lawn in December 20, 2015

This is the backyard lawn today, in December 20, 2015. Though it looks a little green this side, it’s completely brown this side. A green place, and a brown place, The same TM9 in the same yard seem to show …


Lawn in Boston

This is a lawn in Public Garden in Boston. There are many bronze statues in this park. The statue in the photo is “Learning”, which is as expected of the capital of learning Boston (though I don’t know why he’s …


Lawn in Angrignon Park

This time, it’s lawn in Angrignon Park (Parc Angrignon) in Montreal. Angrignon Park is located here. Though we used to go there by car, it’s just in front of the Angrignon station, the end of the Green Line, if we …


Lawn in Ottawa

It’s lawn in Ottawa, the capital city of Canada. In the photo is a lawn in front of the Parliament of Canada located at Parliament Hill. Who play catch are our eldest and second sons. Though the Parliament is a …


Lawn in Sherbrooke

This is a lawn in Sherbrooke in Québec, Canada. The photo is October 8, 2007. We went to see the autumn foliage this day. The red autumn leaves are beautiful. The best sightseeing places on the east of Canada are …


Lawn on December 12, 2015

The backyard lawn yesterday, on December 12, 2015. It’s turning brown in winter dormancy. It still keeps some green in this view. The degree of winter dormancy is different depending on the place. The weed in the photo was found …


Lawn in Saint Joseph’s Oratory

The photo is Saint Joseph’s Oratory (Oratoire St-Joseph) in Montreal. It is October 12, 2008, as same as the post in the other day. The location is in the above map. The view from the oratory. The lawn keeps nice …


The Reason Why We Purchased Baroness LM12MH

We purchased Baroness push electric lawn mower, LM12MH in July 2015. Though I was interested in it since before, 178,200 yen inclusive of tax (as of Dec 2015) was too expensive. In addition, because I was satisfied the previous mowers, …


Lawn in a Park in Montreal

This is a lawn in a park which was located in Notre-Dame-de-Grace (NDG) district in Montreal. Though I don’t remember the exact location, the park is probably located in around this area. There were a lot of parks in Montreal. …


Lawn in Prince Edward Island

This is a lawn in Prince Edward Island (PEI). Our family traveled there in June 2009. (In the photo is my wife.) The above photo is home of “Anne of Green Gables”. The first photo is also taken in front …


The Reason Why We Chose TM9

As I wrote before, we built our new home and planted Korai-Shiba (Zoysiagrass) in our backyard in 2010 and then replaced it to a low-maintenance Korai-Shiba, TM9, in 2013. Though it is a personal experience, I will write the reason …


Lawn in Perce

Though I introduced the lawn in Melbourne the other day, I would like to introduce lawn in other places too. The photo is lawn in the village of Percé. I took the photo in September 2009. Percé is a small …


Lawn on November 23, 2015

This is the lawn on November 23, 2015. It’s faded and creates a wintry impression depending on the place. Mycelia of Pythium are found in places, but I will leave them without doing anything this time. Mushrooms are also found …


Lawn in Melbourne

I couldn’t update my blog for about 3 weeks. I will post for it together. I’ve been to Melbourne in Australia from November 19 to 22. From Narita to Melbourne via Sydney. It is about 10 hours from Narita to …


Cutting Lawn Seed Stalk of TM9, Again

It is November 8, 2015. The lawn has become purple again like the other day. There appear seed stalks of TM9. And I cut them again, unavoidably. It is November 8, 2015. The lawn has become purple again like the …


Finishing Conifer’s Fuyu-gakoi

I finished conifer’s Fuyu-gakoi (winter covering) which was in the middle by wrapping net on Sunday, October 8. (I also changed my tires to the studless tires on the same day.) I visited several DIY stores and looked for the …

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