Tag: weather

Frost Is History For Now

UNITED STATES—There is no doubt that frost will return next autumn. It does that every year. Right now, we are more concerned that is...

“Geostorm” Lacks Believability

HOLLYWOOD—I am just like any other spectator, I love a great disaster flick, but in recent years we’ve seen quite a few. Rather it...

After The Quake

UNITED STATES—Terrible rains came. Unhoused people in tents in the high school field got drenched. At my parents’ house they worked in the rain...

Hurricane Irma Strikes

UNITED STATES—The United States has been battered with some extreme weather in the past few weeks. First, Hurricane Harvey unleashed devastation through various parts...

Rain Makes Watering Seem Obsolete

UNITED STATES—Watering has not been much of a concern lately. All the rain has kept our gardens too wet to work in. Some of...

Wet Weather Returns To SF

SAN FRANCISCO—Wet weather is expected to return to the San Francisco area on Wednesday, January 18. Storms are expected in the forecast for the...

Rain Is Necessary But Messy

UNITED STATES—Water is no more scarce in California than it has been in recorded history. The problem with it is that it is a...

Unseasonable Weather Can Confuse Plants

UNITED STATES—Even without any of the five senses that we are outfitted with, plants are remarkably perceptive of the weather and the changing seasons....

Warm Weather Confuses Dormant Plants

UNITED STATES—Climate is what makes gardening so excellent here. It is just warm enough in summer for plants that like a bit of heat,...

Summer Is Not For Planting

UNITED STATES—Autumn is the time for planting. Cooling weather slows plants down so that they do not mind disruption so much. Increasing rain (hopefully)...
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