Just two short weeks ago, I made the comment to Mary that I wished we could just have a nice summer-time garden rain to really get the plants growing. I really need to be careful about what I wish for.
Visitors to the farm are usually surprised to learn that we water the entire garden and landscape with only the water from our rain water collection system. Our system, which collects and stores rainwater from our barn’s metal roof, provides
It’s a sad day today. A day of cheating. We were really hoping to never again haul in water to handle the watering needs of the farm. With installation of the barns rain collection system in late May –
So, with no rain here for almost the last two weeks – we were really getting tired of hauling water to the farm for the garden. This morning, under some fairly oppressive heat for early May (low 90’s high humidity)
June is almost here..and so is the heat! It’s been a steady diet of no rain (going on our 12th dry day today) and ever-increasing temperatures here. That means constant watering of the plants in the garden as well