Rain Must Fall, But Why Can't it Fall Into My Rain Barrel? The gutters keep clogging with the freakish amount of tree pollen we’ve received this year and, despite receiving more than 2.5 inches of rain in the past 10 days, very little of it is making it into our rain tanks. Sigh. Then, Frank and I have been stretched thin by family emergencies and my travelling garden shed (i.e., my dirty Jetta) being severely damaged by another driver. Through all of this, however, our May flowers look spectacular as ever.
|Our pretty chives with evil bindweed|
street in the Block Watch lot Cathy took me in her SUV to Straders to exchange our new Montmorency cherry tree (which never leafed out). Apparently, this was a common problem with their Montmorency cherry trees this year. There was only one left that had leafed out and we took it back to the SACG to put in the hole that had already been dug. Like me, Cathy is hosting her mother this week too.
Neal also brought a number of gardening tools, like garden rakes, forks and hoes) which had been donated by Kim Yee. Our shed is now pretty much overflowing with tools. I need to organize them better.
father’s hospital room.