Dry riverbed provided wonderful drainage in the storm

For those of you who have followed this blog since we constructed our dry riverbed in the front garden, I thought you might like to see how well it coped with the downpour we had yesterday.  We had 14mm in five minutes, that is a considerable amount of rain.  The riverbed coped beautifully. A little…

Dry river bed is now wet.

Previously I have posted about the dry river bed we constructed in our front garden.  We have been having significant amounts of rain in some parts of Australia recently and as a result there has been some flow of water in our dry river bed. It is good to see that it is doing the…

Dry river bed update

Our son is staying with us at the moment and the work on our dry river bed has moved forward at incredible speed.  I have helped with the carrying of the rocks by the bucketful but the bulk of the work has been done by our son. This is at the end of day 1….

Dry river bed

The front garden of our home has a slope down which excess water flows, causing erosion on the slope and a drainage problem.  We are planning to eliminate the problem by building a dry river bed. Hopefully this will improve drainage. This is the front garden as it is now.  We plan to put the…