27 Nov 2011

Market gardens kept dry by winds

6:59 am on 27 November 2011

Despite rain on Thursday morning, soil conditions remain dry on market gardens around Pukekohe.

Irrigation systems are still on, but strong west to south westerly winds are a nuisance.

Country Life reports water is being blown drying out unevenly and the ground is drying.

Meanwhile, the first of the new season early onions are being harvested for the domestic market.