Into Summer Already?

With the end of this past winter seeming to drag on forever in freezing weather, snow, and sleet, it’s been a shocker to find ourselves in the hot, dry conditions we’ve been experiencing over the past couple of weeks. Early May is when the warm weather crops start to be planted and usually it’s a gamble with the weather in a totally different sense- trying to prevent these plants from being damaged when an unexpected cold snap comes. This year has been the opposite. Even the tomatoes are looking a little stressed out from having to deal with temperatures near 90 degrees so early in the season! Fortunately, things have cooled off a little for the rest of this week, which will be a must appreciated reprieve for both me and the crops!

Newly planted tomato seedlings
Newly planted tomato seedlings