Autumn rains at last

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Autumn rains at last
« on: October 25, 2015, 05:45:24 PM »
So nice to see raindrops on plants after many dusty months. We had our first rains since spring on Oct 23rd - 50mm in 45 minutes.
Amateur gardener who has gardened in north London and now gardens part of the year on the Cycladic island of Paros. Conditions: coastal, windy, annual rainfall 350mm, temp 0-35 degrees C.


John J

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Re: Autumn rains at last
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2016, 03:32:05 PM »
This morning we woke to what I call a politician sky, promises a lot but delivers very little. However this afternoon this happened, the first real rain that we've had for 12 months!!
Cyprus Branch Head. Gardens in a field 40 m above sea level with reasonably fertile clay soil.
"Aphrodite emerged from the sea and came ashore and at her feet all manner of plants sprang forth" John Deacon (13thC AD)