Tag: global heating

Ligaya Gardening Tips #9 Changing tactics for watering

Nasturtium leaves gather little galaxies of water droplets after rain.

As the climate warms, rain patterns are changing. That means more opportunities for gardeners to adapt their watering tactics.

Furl the sails

It looks like it’s time to furl the sails for the cool weather. We only have a narrow back yard, just on 4 metres and it bakes in Summer. So I put up some posts and washing line cable and made 4 sails of… Continue Reading “Furl the sails”

Squeezing in a bit more water storage

A modification to the DIY first flush diverters means that we can store more water in a big downpour.

Adapting to bushfire season

I was worried about the permanent shade cloth catching embers so I’m replacing a lot of it with market-style umbrellas.

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