Archives / 2018
  • Spring has sprung, almost

    It's that time of year again. Winter has lost its bite and we have to plant out or prune everything that hasn't already been put in the ground or cut back for the new growing season.

    This is a bit … more

  • Using SQL Anywhere (or any ODBC source) with dotnet Core

    ODBC is back.

    It was gone from dotnetcore because the brief is multi-platform, and ODBC is a Windows thing.

    But it seems that now it's also a Unix thing. More than that, apparently it's the … more

  • Up with plant food and down with fruit flies

    Tags: fruit fly, gardening

    If you look at photos in earlier posts, what I thought to be a lime or a lemon has turned out to be a mandarine. It had yellowish-green foliage that wasn't corrected by superphosphate. Next I tried … more