Send Rain!

I took advantage of a cool and cloudy day to mow the lawn. The mower just about fell into some of the cracks. While waiting for the mower to cool for refuelling I walked around a bit and found my raised bed of rhubarb totally dry. The poor dears were wilting. I put the hose in a long time to fix that, watering heavily each plant and leaving the hose in place while I walked back to the valve. I’ll hit it again tomorrow if they don’t perk up. I watered several trees near the neglected foot of the garden.

“Thu, 19 Jul Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 26.
Night Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 15.”
There is 60% chance of rain on Thursday. If it’s not enough, I will have to water the whole damned yard… We’ve had a bit of rain but apparently it wasn’t enough to make up our deficit.

On the other hand my poor beans are actually bearing fruit and the grapes are doing well. They’ve grown deep enough roots it seems. Just a bit more rain and we’ll be fine.

About Robert Pogson

I am a retired teacher in Canada. I taught in the subject areas where I have worked for almost forty years: maths, physics, chemistry and computers. I love hunting, fishing, picking berries and mushrooms, too.
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