In all, we got about 4.5" of rain in a few hours. And its raining again today (two days later).
The wind was so high that it blew down 8 of our fence sections. Not good. How did the garden do?
The artichoke came through like a champ and has really responded well to being transplanted into the ground.
Now to the grown up garden:
The eggplants took a beaten. I had to scrape mud off their leaves, but they look like they should survive.
Another interesting storm development was that the spinach lost their first leaves; only their true leaves survived. I hope they fair well, because we are out of spinach!
Also unfazed were the potatoes, garlic, new and old lettuce plants, the tomatoes (with muddy leaves), and the herbs. So, for the most part, the storm only caused some minor battering, but it also brought about this:
a rattlesnake bean making its entrance into the world; just three days after they were planted (and I didn't water them after they were planted because I saw the rain in the forecast...so only one day after they were 'watered'). Welcome.