Tag Archives: summer

Hot days, cooler evenings

It does get rather toasty during the days in Perth-ish W.A. (I say Perth-ish as I don’t live in the capitol city of Perth, but I can see the skyline of it) That’s called summer. The evenings though, the refreshing … Continue reading

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Preparing ahead of time

For the next 5 days, we are going to be having 40c/105f degree or over temperatures.  So, I have prepped as much as I can. Not just for me, but for the local wildlife/birds. All the birdbaths have been scrubbed … Continue reading

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Kind of warm day for gardening

But needed to be done. Got two bags of potting mix as I have two chili plants that need to be topped up. And one of the Geraldton Wax seedlings I rescued from a hole in a brick has more … Continue reading

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Oh great…

It rained just enough to turn the house into a freaking sauna.

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A bit of plant care and bird watering

In this heat, what is left in the bird baths evaporate almost overnight. Scrubbed them all out and refilled with with fresh cool water. I could hear the birds in the Jacaranda, gum, bottlebrush and Geraldton Wax trees where it … Continue reading

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Disturbed a few crickets

Moved my potted plants into the shade of the pergola. Already have my thyme plants indoors, as last year, in almost identical weather, my thyme plant got scorched to the point it couldn’t recover. When I shifted the “Chili Tree”, … Continue reading

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Some outdoor things to do

I scrubbed out the birdbaths, and refilled them with clean cool water. Bird invasion in 3..2..1… SPLASH! There should be less birdie bickering in a week or so, when the new hanging bird baths arrive. Also brought some rust cleaning … Continue reading

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