Next Time Somebody …

Next time you’re trying to explain,

Bear with me here for a moment if you would;

Because if you live in England -I do –

And everybody thinks we love to talk about the weather

(It’s possible that we do, but arguably only

Because we get so damned much of it)

Next time somebody asks:

Perhaps they are from Sicily

Or the Atacama Desert:

“Hey, how much rain have you had?”

And, inevitably:

“Was it bad?”

(How is it possible to answer that one?)

But if it happens, tell them you use a

Wheelbarrow as a rain gauge and

Show them this photo.

DSC01423

On a more serious note, this is our reclaimed, former building site, repaired but – obviously still waterproof

barrow after one night’s heavy rain.

To be fair the rain was seriously needed by potatoes, brassicas and the fruit trees after a long, hot (for England) dry spell with temperatures maxxing ot at 34

Celsius! Truly great for butterflies and moths apparently (which is marvellous indeed) but not so for runner beans and squashes. Coped with some regular watering, but the overnight storm

filled the rain-harvesting butts and revived the crops.

 

Hope you like the photo.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

AGENTS OF FIELD

Garden Blog of the Year 2016

Allotment Life

Welcome to my world: digging, harvesting and other stuff

How to Provide

for your family

Crockern Farm

The evolution of an old farmhouse, an American woman, an Englishman and their dog.

The Richness of a Simple Life

Encourage, Inspire, Empower

Green lights ahead

If you could go anywhere you wanted, where would you be headed right now?

explorethetempest

boots of salt and plow blades

heretherebespiders

blowing through the cobwebs of my mind

Milenanik3's Blog

Just another WordPress.com weblog

Karina Pinella

Writing the Wrong, Right, and Ridiculous

tea & paper

... it's all about feelings ...

quercuscommunity

Life after the Care Farm

The Cynical Gardener

The most Dangerous plant to sleep under is the water lilly

wyrleyblog

Local History for Great Wyrley and Surrounding Areas

The Renegade Press

Tales from the mouth of a wolf

The English Professor at Large

Posts about old Hollywood, current concerns

Cornelia's Blog

Just another WordPress.com site

%d bloggers like this: