As the rain started I was pleased. My leafy little lovelies would get some much needed moisture.
The rain steadily grew heavier and the thunder started. I eyed the containers with a bit of nervousness. I hope it wasn't too much rain to fast which could upset the soil.
Then... all hail broke loose.
It was bad...
And quickly got worse.
I know I could have made an attempt to rescue the tender plants. But honestly - the sound of the hail pounding the roof, the sight of it bouncing off the porch, and witnessing the beating the plants were taking managed to discourage me from that idea pretty quickly.
My poor plants are looking pretty sad now. I'm not sure how many, if any, will survive this.