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Now that it’s the middle of August and back-to-school season, it is sadly apparent that summer is beginning to wind down (oh, woe!). However, we still have plenty of warm and sunny days, and to celebrate the remainder of growing season, I thought I would share a late summer garden update to let you know how things fared in our yard this season.

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It is absolutely pouring this morning. My drive into work was even more stressful than those I had to do in ice and snow this winter; I had my windshield wipers on full-blast the entire way, and that wasn’t overkill. Water was pouring off overpasses, and the curbs in town were rushing rivers of water. Fortunately, I made it to work safely, if a little soggy. I don’t have a lot of years of local experience to compare this one to, but it seems that this spring is extraordinarily wet. This isn’t the first crazy downpour I’ve seen since March, and I’m willing to bet it won’t be the last.
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I have been sick for almost two weeks. Congestion, sinus pressure, coughing, fever, runny nose…all conspired to make me pretty miserable for a week and a half. While I have probably been slightly affected by allergies due to the enormous amount of pollen in the air, I believe that it’s mostly been a lingering cold. Fortunately, I’ve felt much better the last two days, and hopefully I’ll completely shake it over the weekend.
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