gardengus's blog: The morning after

Posted on Jun 27, 2015 7:39 AM

After an all day and Night rain I went to take a look at the rain gauge to see just how much rain. First I was greeted by the smell of the jasmine on the front porch and the brisk air 58 degrees.

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Then sunshine on a stick , the first of the sunflowers to bloom are the volunteers under the bird feeder


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a short wet walk out to the garden and the daylilies were wasting no time opening.



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and there were baby slugs eating the closed flowers . I guess that is as good a breakfast as anything , but it seems a long haul up the stem for a tasty breakfast considering slugs move rather slow I wonder if they can get back down before the sun reaches the garden and well.....toast?
...anyway I stopped for a handful of blueberries till the mosquitoes moved me along

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At the rain gauge Two and a half inches
That brings my garden total to over 10 inches for June , Don't know if that is a record but seems a lot to me .
Slogged my way back to the house for a cup of tea and waiting up high, Scruffmonkey



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She mentioned how she thought it silly of me to get my paws so wet and she would have no part in it.

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