It’s no secret—there hasn’t been a lot of rain this winter so far. And guess what—get used to it. There’s not much rain forecast for the rest of the winter, and winter lasts until March 20. Our rainiest months are usually February and March!
And while most people are celebrating and getting extra time in at the beach, planning Super Bowl parties out on the deck and putting the rain boots in the back of the closet, there are some of us who are worried. That little bit of rain we saw in the fall last year just created a burst of vegetation. The heat has now cooked the moisture out of that vegetation, and any other vegetation that’s still around trying to pretend it’s actually “winter”. [Read more…]