13 Ways to Beat the Heat

How to protect your crops from ol’ sol’s relentless radiation, plus simple late summer techniques for a bountiful fall harvest.



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Some plants stop flowering and setting fruit when temperatures soar. To keep them cool, use old screens, lattice and sheets to shade vulnerable mature plants from the effects of mid-summer sun. Cover new seedlings with opaque covers to protect them from the sun until their roots are established.
ELAYNE SEARS
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Keep cool by wearing a wet bandana around your neck and a water soaked hat.
ELAYNE SEARS











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