So, it’s been a little dry here in Pennsylvania. Well, it’s not really as bad as it looks; my soil frequently cracks like that until I’ve worked on building up the organic matter for a few years. But still, after weeks of cool temperatures and rain every other day, dealing with a week of summer-like heat and no rain is pretty tough on the garden, and the gardener, too. If I hear one more person raving about the supposedly wonderful weather we’ve been having, I’m going to get a little cranky. Ever since I read somewhere the thought that “The next drought starts with the first rainless day” (or something along that line), I almost dread the forecast of “nice” weather.
Well, whether you have to cope with too much rain or too little rain in your own garden, you’ll find something of interest in this month’s contributions for the topic of water-wise gardening. Here’s the list of contributors: Continue Reading →