Boy, from the frying pan into the fire these first few weeks of May.
The vegetable garden will be responding -- for better and for worse -- to in the upper 80’s so early in the season.
One thing we can do to alleviate a little heat stress is to employ some shade devices for our spring crops and seedlings.
The vegetable garden can start doing some funny things during a heat wave. When temperatures start to raise into the upper 80s and 90s many vegetables drop flowers before pollination and fruit set; and stop blooming all together.
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