I'm mostly there after today's rains, I just need the fish.
|Front of the house. All that water is flowing from our yard and Neighbor Steve's yard into the street.|
|Flooded area between our houses. You can see why the bottom of the fence is rotting....|
|Inside our fence. Note the submerged edging.|
|When the water gets too high on Neighbor Steve's side, it pours between those salvia and into our yard.|
|This is when I start to get nervous: when we have waves of water on the back patio. I've had to redirect/block the water with boards on a few occasions. Today was not one, but we got close.|
|Those yucca are not going to be happy about this.|
|That blank area between the beds is where water flows in from the yard of the neighbor behind us. They ripped up their soil and put down a ton of rock, so it all just flows "downhill". I hate them a little.|
|That's not the way I had those boards laid out.|
|I put some mulch down here today, just before the rains started. And then Mother Nature dumped an ocean on Austin.|
Could be a lot worse, though.