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Too much rain

Fall broccoliI've been refraining from saying this because I don't want the water gods to think I'm ungrateful.  But...please...can we have just a little break from the rain?

The fall crops have all sprouted with no problem.  In fact, the broccoli looks so lush I wonder if the plants are going to head up prematurely.  We haven't had to water in over a week.

But the tomatoes.  My poor, darling tomatoes.  They are so plump and juicy and totally green on the vines.  Whenever I talk to my garden friends, our conversation revolves around the lack of ripe tomatoes.  For goodness sake, the ironweed is starting to bloom and I'm still eating last year's pizza sauce!
Green tomatoes
My work pants have developed mildew and the roof has sprouted a leak.  There's so much humidity in the air that it cost significantly more to mail out our chicken waterers this week.  I really could use a few sunny days to dry my laundry and ripen the tomatoes.  Please?

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rain please
If only you could send a little rain to SE WI. We are more than two inches below average. I have to water the gardens at least once a week.
Comment by Tracy Sat Aug 1 10:56:41 2009
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I did my best, but only seem to have ended up creating another half inch thunderstorm here....
Comment by anna Sun Aug 2 08:59:34 2009

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