I don’t know about you, but I have enjoyed the wet weather of the past few days. We almost received 3 inches of rain where I live in a period of 48 hours. For those of you who do not live in the desert – that is considered A LOT of rain for us 😉
I spent Saturday morning dodging raindrops as I visited two different clients regarding their landscapes. The rest of the day, I spent indoors just thinking of how much my garden is enjoying this rain.
You may not realize that rain water is much better for your plants then the water that comes from your hose or drip emitters. Our water is somewhat ‘salty’, which is a result of its journey down the Colorado river and all the rock it passes by.
Plants do not like salt much and a heavy rain will help flush the salts away from the soil.
As the sun began to peek through the clouds this afternoon, I ventured out into the garden in order to harvest some lettuce and Swiss chard for our dinner.
|A small sampling of today’s harvest.|