So, I finally wrote last week's backyard update, and figured I'd better do this week's while I had the chance! After all the digging mom and I did last weekend, the rain still won out and while it didn't flood, it didn't drain, either. So today we went out and widened the trench and straightened out the curve in the hopes that the water will drain easier (yes, it's supposed to rain AGAIN this coming week!).
Here it is BEFORE:
It didn't take too long to get the trench widened, and since I got my ELPHie back from the Camera Hospital last week, I went around and took a few piccies:
Some berries or seeds or something on some bush I can't remember the name of now:
And I'm not sure if this is a disease or freeze damage on these leaves or what:
Doesn't matter since it's going to get ripped out along with pretty much everything else in the backyard when it gets redone.
Luckily it looks like out daffy are doing really well:
And the bees are enjoying the rosemary blossoms. Yes, we have bees in January. Weird I know.