Not such a dry land.

We have actually had a lot of rain lately. It started at the end of May, and has continued at a good frequency, giving us a quite a few inches.

This was before the rain:

Towards the end of that cruel summer

Towards the end of that cruel summer

And this is now:

After a nice lot of rain

What a difference a little rain makes (or a lot!)

It is so green out there that I feel like I am on holiday somewhere lush, but with all my beloved things with me.

Another picture for good measure

Another picture for good measure

The danger for us gardeners always is that we will be seduced by the temporary gentle conditions, and go mad planting unsuitable things that will die come summer.

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