While most of the country has been suffering under a brutally cold winter, we in California have been waiting for winter rains. It has been brutally dry. We have not had a soaking rain for 13 months.
So you gardeners can imagine the joy of our recent rains. I spent each day this past weekend working in the garden, in the rain, in rapture. The earth is breathing, sighing, releasing its bonds. Immediately everything in my garden perked up. Continue Reading →