Worries about Drought

We have a seasonal creek that parallels the driveway and flows for much of the year through the middle of one of our pastures. In the few years we’ve owned the property I’ve come to enjoy watching it. How swiftly and deep it flows and when it stops and starts flowing are pretty good indicators and predictors of our soil moisture status. Normally there is some level of water flowing through the creek from early winter through early summer and it’s mostly dry from mid summer until late fall. After our long, cold winter I was genuinely surprised to...

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