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• Natomas backyard farmer Bill Bird, author of Sacramento Vegetable Gardening, celebrates a little rain while planning to plant pear trees:
Im jazzed! Its raining outside! The Back 40 is one big pile of mud! Why am I so happy? Mud means water! And its finally beginning to fall in sheets here in Northern California. The parched ground has finally soaked in enough moisture where small puddles are starting to form. And small puddles mean big lakes if we can get enough rain.
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