Tag: weather

  • April Showers in May

    April Showers in May

    Last spring was extremely dry and warm, as was the one before that. And the winter of 2023/2024 didn’t bring much rain either, so we still had critical groundwater levels and corresponding water restrictions this March. But relief was on the way. Since mid-April, we have had very unsettled weather with – for the region…


  • Rain!


    Even a dry garden gets some rain. 203 liters/sqm between October and March. I have no idea whether that’s a lot for this region but at the beginning of the week alone we had 60 liters/sqm. With deep puddles in the garden and on the gravel parking lot because the clay soil can’t take a…


  • Winter is coming

    Winter is coming

    In November we continued with cleaning up, re-planting, and with covering all the naked earth in an effort to keep it from getting washed out any further. After cleaning out this corner, it turned out that the tall Yucca had actually been planted in a wooden pot with iron bands – once upon a long, long…