Hello friends! Greetings from under a tree. It’s too hot to be outside, but too cold for my overheated body in the AC; the shade will have to do. This week brings sweltering temperatures, but we’re prepared. Dad sets the start time to 6 a.m. instead of 7, and we get everything finished in safe(r) temperatures…

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It is raining as I write this on Tuesday, and people are asking about the rain. It will help the established plants, but the rain last week–over 7 inches in 36 hours–appears to have washed out, buried, and/or rotted some beets, parsnips, dill, and possibly cucumbers. We may not have had enough heat yet for…

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Yes, the tomatoes are FINALLY ripening in numbers. They still have a long way to go after a late start from our cool spring, and we are hoping that the weather will continue to be good so that we get some decent production before any hard frosts hit. Enjoy the taste of summer! We need…

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