Tonight marks the end of the growing season for much of the eastern Carolinas. A few spots dropped below freezing last night, and as I sit here typing at 9:30pm, it is already 32 degrees in Conway, Georgetown and Manning. I like the cold weather. I had the fireplace burning this past weekend, and the chill in the air (and the kids) helped convince me to get the Christmas decorations out of the attic. (The outdoor lights actually went on the palm tree last week when it was in the 70s.) We put the tree up last night and put…
A couple weeks ago I blogged about the record amounts of rain we saw in the eastern Carolinas in October. Most of that was due to the flood …
A strong cold front will move through, some cold see “freezing” temperatures.
It has taken some time, but the garden is back!
October ended slightly warmer than normal, and much, much wetter than normal. The rain at the beginning of the month set records, and cleanu…
My gardens were swamped twice in the past week.
The USGS (United Stated Geological Survey) installed four temporary river gauges to help us track the decline of this historic flood.
The record South Carolina rainfall has ended, and the ridiculous rainfall amounts are still overflowing rivers on the way to the ocean. I ha…
Friday through Sunday will be weather alert days because of the heavy rain heading our way, and the potential for significant flooding.
A Weather Alert Day will be issued when bad weather is in the forecast.
It is like judging teams of thirty 2nd graders to predict which ones will win a tug-of-war.
I woke up this morning to okra stalks flopped over in the garden.
Sweet potatoes take a LONG time to grow.
The ocean temperature dropped by just one degree… but it was a big one degree.
This summer’s two experimental plants were Ground Cherries and Burr Gherkins. One was a great success, the other a flop.