This clip from Elders Weather Page shows our forecasted rain. We live in hope!
Notes from my garden diary...
Temperature Min 14.4C Max 35.7C
Added rest of shade cloth to house Doc made a new door and covered it with shade cloth. Filled beds with rough fill, straw, potting mix, mushroom compost, coir/sheep manure mix and garden soil. Mixed well and watered.
Temperature Min 17C Max 39.9C
Attached irrigation (dripper) hose to beds
Temperature Min 21.2C Max 40.2C
Moved potting bench from under Carob tree in driveway to behind the shade house.
Plants were sorted, pruned and re-potted.
Temperature Min 16.2C Max 31.3C 2.4mm Rain
Planted into beds in the shade house Tomatoes , Sweet Basil, Egyptian Spinach, Silverbeet, Spring Onions and Parcel.
Planted Basil seedlings with Tomatoes in outside bed.
Temperature Min 16.8C Max 34.5C
Potted up native seedlings using a purchased Native Plant Potting mix
Temperature Min 21C Max 37.4C
Attached dripper line (15cm spacing) to last bed and sowed Carrots (tape), Radish, Kohl Rabi, and Beetroot seedlings
Tidied garden for impending heavy rain - put away anything that shouldn't get wet
Temperature Min 22.6C Max 38C Doc's Birthday and our 37th Wedding Anniversary.
Secured items in garden - storms forecast with rain event
New tarp cover to straw pile - the old one ripped in recent wind storms.