Category Archives: In the Garden

Driest Summer Since 2006 Drought: Hydrophobic Much?

You would have to go back a long way into the Brisbane rainfall records to find a drier summer than 2015/16. A meagre 100mm or so of rain has been recorded at Brisbane Airport from Dec 2015 to Feb 25. Thankfully BOM reports that El NiƱo is declining and a neutral phase should kick in...
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Using Greywater in the Garden

Greywater, water from your bathroom sinks, showers, tubs, and washing machines, is an asset that most households see going 'down the pipes'. The days of free water are over in a lot of the local councils in and around Brisbane. So it makes dollars and sense to divert greywater to your gardens. Greywater systems will require...
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