Apparently I slept through an incredibly loud storm last night. Daniel said the house shook with the thunder and Winslow had to hide in the furthest corner of our clothes closet. Daniel was up for about three hours ... and I heard nothing!! Must have been in deep, deep sleep. We even had a power outage for a few hours, but now everything is back to normal.
I can't tell you how much our garden needed this rain!!
So, this morning I took the camera and snapped a few photos.
Kumquat flowers - they smell so good!
Not only are the plants happy, but these storms have broken our record of 56 days with temperatures above 90℉ (32℃). Add to that unbelievable humidity and our heat index has been well over 100 degrees every day. Truly miserable!!
Kumquats already growing. Do you see the bug in the photo?
Today, it will still be humid, but only get up into the low eighties. What a relief!!
As you can see our pomegranates are getting ripe and Daniel has been picking and shelling them for us. They are so sweet, very different from the ones you buy in the store. And don't they look like little jewels?
And... drum roll please ... these are our very first blueberries from the bushes we put in last year. Not enough for a pie, but enough to enjoy over cereal in the morning!