Bruce Shepherd© Karen Edwards
The new season is almost upon us and everything is ready for us to plant our summer crop come the end of October. The problem is, it hasn’t rained yet. Last summer was significantly drier than average, with winter rainfall being normal – zero precipitation. We haven’t received any significant rain since March. According to the calendar it is now spring, but the thermometer says summer (38C as I write) while the countryside looks like winter – dead, in other words. […]