No Rain

– Posted in: Garden Tweets, Weather

Expected rain didn’t show up. Cloudy but no rain. Planted cowslip last night thinking it would get watered in. Pouting.

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Kathy Purdy is a colchicum evangelist, converting unsuspecting gardeners into colchicophiles. She would be delighted to speak to your group about colchicums or other gardening topics. Kathy’s been writing since 4th grade, gardening since high school, and blogging since 2002.

In its own way, frost may be one of the most beautiful things to happen in your garden all year . . . Don’t miss it. Like all true beauty, it is fleeting. It will grace your garden for but a short while this morning. . . . For this moment, embrace frost as the beautiful gift that it is.

~Philip Harnden in A Gardener’s Guide to Frost: Outwit the Weather and Extend the Spring and Fall Seasons

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Gayle May 7, 2009, 8:30 am

I’m in West Virginia and its been raining non-stop pretty much for 7 days. Creeks are flooding , roads are washing out and schools and businesses are closed . I used to live in Ohio, and this flooding is amazing. I saw a garden yesterday that had been planted that washed right down the hill into the ditch. Her plants are probably in the Kanawha River now. If I could send you some of this rain ,I would. Good luck and use a hose.

Paul Harris May 6, 2009, 9:32 am

I experienced the same disappointment. Built a new raised bed hoping it would get watered down and settle.

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