a) Enough rain to make it worth the effort,
b) it was to fall softly, ensuring our brittle dessicated plants were not damaged,
c) it was to be nocturnal,
d) it was to be fragrant.
One out of four is not good; there will be a letter to the management.
This afternoon this little moth/butterfly thingy was transfixed, seemingly glued to the achillea landing pad. Perhaps it was just having a long anticipated soak in the warm summer shower.