3 inches of rain in last 24hrs. Bet the late blight loved that. Humid & hot today-does it like heat?
Another 1.3 inches of rain fell that afternoon
The same day I wrote this, another 1.3 inches of rain fell late in the afternoon. That makes 4.3 inches in 48 hours. We often don’t get that much in a whole month, especially in the summer.
What differentiates a bulb from a perennial plant is that the nourishment for the flower is stored within the bulb itself.…There is something miraculous about the way that a little grenade of dried up tissue can explode into a complete flower.
in The Complete Gardener pp. 142