Monday, 29 July 2013

Almost Record 24 hour Rainfall

Sunday turned out to be the wettest day since last July. We had a total just over 36 mm of rain in 24 hours. That's the wettest day since 6 July last year with 39.2 mm. Sunday itself turned out to be a day of short sunny spells interspersed with some heavy showers. 
During the last three weeks it's been difficult to keep our plants watered enough in the cold frame but today, after last night's torrential downpour, it was a case of emptying out the containers that the seed trays were sitting in .
We still seem to have lots of young plants in the cold frame waiting to be planted out on the plot. Amongst these plants are parsley, sweet Williams, wallflowers, sweet rocket, dog daisies, alpine strawberries and  lettuces and violas for garden tubs. I'm not sure where they’re all going to fit in the plot.

Copyright: Original post from A Gardener's Weather Diary author M Garrett

1 comment:

  1. I would really love some of that rain here. Lettuce seedlings are looking great, they look really healthy.


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