My Garden Right NOW

The Western edge of the New Forest is wet at this time of year. My soil is clay on top of solid clay and so once the earth has reached saturation level the run off is alarming…it certainly was yesterday. We had the heaviest rain for almost a year and it just ran off our place like water off a plastic sheet. Not all on the surface though, much of the run-off found it’s way into mole runs and disappeared from who knows where and popped up in the most inconvenient places. There was a vigorous mole induced spring just...

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