Why I Garden

While harvesting cucumbers last night, I watched the storm clouds roll in…again. This storm was milder than the doozy we had the night before, but it still brought another half inch of rain – on top of the four inches we’ve had in the past seven days! Part of that rain total was due to Tropical Storm Andrea, but the rest is from the evening thunderstorms that are summer fare here in the Lowcountry. And summer has arrived. The temperature hit 90 degrees yesterday, and it’s going to be in the mid-90s the rest of the week. It’s time to get out my respiratory knife and fork because the humid air is soon going to be thick enough to chew! Read more!