Author Archives: Timothy L Mayer

About Timothy L Mayer

I'm a full-time ghost writer, business owner, expert on spy fiction, martial artist, tax payer and self-appointed expert on obscure movies. Available for lectures. Donations appreciated

Cardinals In My Hedge Maze

As I mentioned in an earlier post, my hedge maze was home to an assortment of birds last summer. Around June, I noted a family of cardinals feeding their fledgling babies at one point while…

The Hedge Maze in the Autumn

Autumn has arrived for my hedge maze. With it comes frost, lack of growth, and Halloween. As a matter of fact, this was supposed to be an article on Halloween in my hedge maze. However, I was bogged down by other projects,…

Birds In The Maze

  Early on, during the Big Trim of my hedge maze, I discovered there were many birds who used it for nests and a place to hide. I’d suspected it was a refuge for the…

Vines In My Hedge Maze

Vines in my hedge maze are a constant problem. You’ll find them in the spring trying to wrap around the base of the shrub. All summer it’s a constant battle to keep them out of the hedge line. It’s one that never…

Statues In My Hedgemaze

Soon after I planted my hedge maze, I knew it had to be decorated in some fashion. As the hedge maze was inspired by the M R James short story, “Mr. Humphreys and his Inheritance”…

Hedge Maze Movie!

Many people do not know it, but my hedge maze was once used to shoot an impressive music video. The video helped to launch the singing career of a prominent V-logger. Although I wouldn’t recommend growing…

Privet

  The principal hedging material I use for my hedge is privet. Privet is a shrub native to Asia that made its way through Europe and to America over the centuries. There are many varieties of…

Hedge Maze: Year Two

The first year of the hedge maze saw it successfully planted and surviving the unpredictable Eastern Pennsylvania weather. From blistering heat in the summer to sub-arctic conditions in the winter, we get it all. Privet…

One Day In The Hedgemaze

One thing you need to know about your hedge maze: it’s not something that can be ignored for weeks at a time. I made the bad mistake of disregarding the status of my hedge maze and it turned into a nightmare. You…

My Hedgemaze: In The Beginning

You may wonder how I grew a hedge maze in my backyard without running afoul of the plant police. It was easy. I checked and discovered there were no ordinances against growing a hedge maze…