Blight, Rain and Flood

This is a rubbish winter. No snow, no ice, barely a frost, just rain.  Lots and lots and lots of rain. Day after day of tedious, repetitive, flooding rain.  I'm not prone to depression but weeks of non-stop rain is twisting my arm.  "Rain, rain go away, come again another day" is too polite by … Continue reading Blight, Rain and Flood

A Spot Of Rain

January tends to be wet in Sussex but this year it was seriously, I'm-not-kidding-you wet.  Lying at the bottom of a valley, the garden is a convenient sump for all the run-off from the surrounding woods and fields.  During and after heavy rain, water streams through the grounds and into the ponds; it races through … Continue reading A Spot Of Rain