36 days without rain

I heard on the news today that Brisbane has been 36 days without rain.

Allotment holders already know that!

So I took a photograph this morning of the hero of the hour – the old watering can I use.  We have plastic ones as well at the farm, but I rather like the retro look of this one.

The old watering can, and the nearest tap to my allotment.

During this dry period I also use the hosepipe twice a week to give a real good soaking but there’s nothing photogenic in my eyes about a plastic hosepipe that get’s kinks in it and drives me mad.  If I have the time, I’d much rather use the old watering can.

And because I want to finish on a pretty note, here is a photograph I took this morning at Jan Powers Farmers Market at New Farm Park.  I took about 70 pics so once I’ve been through them I will put them in a separate post.

Gerberas at the Farmers Market at New Farm Park

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