Pump pitfalls

The self-seeded pumpkins have taken over the front raingarden. The grapevine’s leaves are turning brown and slowly shedding in the back. The raingardens’ productive summer ends with us in lockdown, giving me time to reflect on the raingarden news I have let slip over the last year. A year ago,…

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A new home for our apps

The shiny apps that urbanstreams.net has been hosting are migrating to a new server at tools.thewerg.unimelb.edu.au. Three are there now, with the rest to come on line soon. We are also in the process of migrating urbanstreams.net to a new server, where it will become primarily a repository for my…

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Sharing the raingarden joy

The raingarden‘s vine has provided us with great shade from our horrible, hot summer, and come March, it has provided us with a bumper crop of grapes that we have struggled to keep up with. As we reach the end of the season, the local lorikeets have discovered them. They…

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