Another month has gone by and there has still been no nice rain to refresh the plants. The Grey Box, Ruby Saltbush, stinky plant -whatever it is- and the Plumbago are the only plants that would have survived without watering.
This month has been a tough one for me and for the garden, some days were too hot for me to get out and water. The massive Gums send roots out everywhere to poach every little drop they can so many plants are sunburnt, some have shrivelled sections and some have died. I was surprised by how many flowers still managed to show their faces.
This past week it’s been difficult for me to take a photo suggesting serenity. Yesterday, after finding my way through the mad throngs of parents, carers, siblings and students when delivering my grandchild for her last orientation visit, it was a relief to walk back out the gate and absorb this serene environment.