The theme of this week at the farm has been the heat! We've been starting extra early in order to get as much done as possible before the heat of the day sets in. The heat makes it harder to transplant because the transplants will wilt and suffer in the hot sun, so we've had to push our plantings back to Friday this week. The extreme temperatures can cause some plants to bolt, or start to go to seed. Cooler season crops like lettuce, radishes, cabbages and peas really struggle in the hot weather. The good news is that crops like squash, tomatoes, peppers and basil love the warmer temperatures and will really start taking off. Even though summer is still a few weeks away, it has definitely felt like summer on the farm this week.
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