We've forgotten about our recurring droughts already. But part of Britain is in another severe one. Here's an article to remind us of what we will face again soon. http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/2012/mar/11/deluge-drought-gardening-dan-pearson
"Farmers have known it for a long time. And if you travel Britain's waterways, you can't help but notice it. Last month it became official: southern Britain is running out of water. ...... Keeping a garden alive during a drought is mostly about thinking ahead."