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Not enough Rain yet – May 2019

Is this the start of this years drought. Our clay soil is already cracking up. We have not had a wet or snowy winter, and so far not enough spring rain. Our water butts are nearly empty. We nearly had … Continue reading

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Long hot dry spell, and then rain – Plums splitting

I cannot remember this ever happening. But this year, it has been quite hot and dry, followed by a sudden spell of rain. Not one variety but a number of nearly ripe varieties of plums, have started splitting. Making them … Continue reading

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Drought ??!!

Yet again this year, so far we have had no significant rain for over 3 months. It is getting a problem, the land is all cracking up. We need days and days of rain to have any impact. I suppose … Continue reading

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