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Re: What would you do if..
Posted by Rob Cookeville Tn on 5/22/2017, 10:39 am, in reply to "What would you do if.."
Edited by Rob Cookeville Tn on 5/22/2017, 10:41 am
Jane , PJ posted a drought map of Florida recently and I was shocked to see ground zero along the north shores of Lake Okeechobee. Historically, thats a jungle. Roughly some form of drought is affecting 77% of Florida and around 35% is in severe drought. So you are not alone but that is of little comfort. Luckily
a break may be on the way, May is expected to be dry with maybe an occasional shower here and there but June
is expected to be the drought breaker as forecast by many experts. The wet season is thought to make a comeback with storms and humidity and not soon enough as over 125,000 acres of land is now on fire around the state as per the US Forestry Service. Its going to be a waiting game for sure Jane and just remember time is on your side. This cycle could always appear again so planting water efficient grasses, plants, trees, and shrubs would be the best choice and using mulch to help the soil retain moisture and to reduce the growth of weeds. Good luck Jane .