Monthly Archives: March 2015

Dry times for Adelaide

Our rainwater tanks in suburban Adelaide ran dry mid-February 2015 for the second time this summer, after a minimal rain event of about 20 mm mid-January 2015 put a small volume back in the tanks, but it was soon used … Continue reading

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Diary of a Red Gum – February 2015

In late January and through February the river red gum in front of our house revealed a very welcome secret – it is carrying dual crops. The cycle of seed development usually lasts 2 years, from bud to seed fall, … Continue reading

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