No precipitation today, just cold: Now we have ice ponds.
Notice the ice that has formed in the street from water flowing out of the Raingarden. Also note the small boy, aged 7 or 8, who was walking on the ice this morning. (He ran when I started taking pictures; if someone knows him, please apologize for me for freaking him out.) Maybe this type of Raingarden works in a vaccuum–but here they’re in a community with curious children.
Below is one of the functioning Raingardens. It still formed into ice when the temperature dropped: