The mornings are nice and sunny. Then around 1400 o’clock the dark thunder clouds roll in. This has been going on for a couple of weeks now. Rain comes in short but intense showers that mash the clay hardening the surface when it drys The ground is very saturated and waterlogged in places. The garden circles, however, seem to have good enough tilth to be able to handle it.

Everything is growing fine, but there are tendencies to dampness related sicknesses starting to appear.