Emerging from the storm

While Irma had lost some of its punch by the time it reached us, still, what a mess! We had a leaky roof, damaged fruit, a lot of fallen plants, and some flooding.

On top of that, the groundcloth that had been painstakingly applied to the new teaching orchard, blew off and away before we finished covering with mulch.

Fortunately for us, lots of volunteers and staff helped clean up and set things right again. Unfortunately, hurricane season is not over yet. We will be mulching non-stop over the next few days.

Searching for water lines since irrigation heads blew off along with the groundcover…