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…

Rain brings new life.

We have had a considerable amount of rain recently here in East Gippsland and as a result of that rain the garden is looking verdant.  We are now in Autumn but today we had a beautiful warm summer’s day. The bougainvillea is blooming. The winter crocuses are in flower. The bees are attracted to the…