Then we investigated the damage from last Saturday's storm. Much worse than I thought. The totally dry bales I set up under the roof. 28 of them.
We blew it! The tarps failed. I couldn't predict that tarps sitting in the sun for three months would lose their integrity and that a freak 3 1/2 inch September rainstorm would totally drown the Homestead.
Disheartening. Well, we have plenty of mulch now. And we can use some to channel rain away from the house. And I can build a "mini-motor-cross" path for the girls.