Monthly Archives: September 2017

Lawn Update – September 23rd

Autumn weather is certainly starting to take hold with cooler, wetter weather and the nights are drawing in very rapidly, being dark for 1945 by now. 15th September (1600): Air temp = 16.1C; Soil temp = 13.0C Grass height: ranged from 55mm – 65mm; averaging 60mm Waste clippings: 1/3rd of a box I measured the size of the mower box to help give an indication of the total volume of grass clippings I will have removed during the year when I

Learning – What is it?

We all seem to learn something everyday, in some shape or form, but what actually is meant by learning and how can I improve my own learning experience? The Oxford Dictionary provides a definition for learning [noun] as “The acquisition of knowledge or skills through study, experience, or being taught.” (https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/learning) Wikipedia provides a more extensive definition as: “Learning is the act of acquiring new or modifying and reinforcing existing knowledge, behaviors, skills, values, or preferences which may lead to

Lawn update – 9th September

The nights are starting to draw in quite quickly now; dark for 20:15. The past 2-weeks have seen a lot of rainfall and temperatures have been noticeably cooling. Work carried out over the past week: 1st September Grass height before cutting at 40mm = most at 75mm; some to 100mm; Soil temperature: 15C; Air temperature: 19C (time recorded = 5pm) 1 full box of grass clippings Intensive hand raking in the top area of the lawn to remove some moss which