Archive : May, 2015

May 31 2015 by in Barbie's garden, Design, Do it yourself, Gardening, Miscellaneous, | 4 comments

My Greywater System

02 GREYWATER 10

We have been planning this simple Grey Water System for quite sometime. It needed to be simple and cheap to do! So today was the day!! I will take you through the process with the photo DIY. We decided to use a collection box to trap the grey water and direct it to the veggie patch through a system of pipes. These pipes are the average plumbing pipes you get at any hardware [...]

May 31 2015 by in Barbie's garden, Gardening, Miscellaneous,

A Bokmakierie in my Garden

BOKMAKIERIE

I have never see this bird before!! What a surprise when I saw him in my garden!! I quickly looked up in my Bird Book (Sasol Southern African Birds – a photographic guide: Ian Sinclair/Ian Davidson) This beautiful bird, the bokmakierie, kept us entertained while he played with his reflection in the car window! This bird is not common in gardens, so what a pleasure that he graced ours and that my [...]