Drinking insects and birds, the evolution of garden fountains

There are amazing water fountains in Juno Heights Garden. They are made of copper and previously worked mostly as aesthetical items in the garden. Each contains about 200 liters of water. These fountains, if left alone untreated, provide far too perfect habitats for mosquitoes to propagate, which causes a lot of headache and itching for … More Drinking insects and birds, the evolution of garden fountains

First steps: the soil

Historically, Juno Heights Garden was managed by “traditional” gardening techniques: Any green waste (cutbacks, fallen leaves, branches) was removed from the site in big plastic bags by the garbage collecting company. Soil was rotated at least once a year. In the Summer months it was exposed to the Sun. In the rainy season it was … More First steps: the soil