The Rain Shadow

If you have pots which nestle up against your house or a garden wall or fence, they may not be getting a good soaking during rainfall. This because they are in the rain shadow of the house, wall or fence: the dry area which is sheltered from rain-bearing winds.

Photo 28-07-2018, 11 34 33 am

If you know that more rain is forecast for your area, move all your pots which sit against walls, fences or doors out a few feet so they can benefit from the next downpour and you can have a well-earned, watering can rest!

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