This year our summer has been exceptional. We’ve had extreme heat, strong winds and lots of rain. Some crops have grown really well and others have struggled. Continue reading August 2018 NH newsletter
6 August 2018
Slowly the weather is changing – the days are getting longer and it’s often warm in the middle of the day. Continue reading 6 August 2018
The edible garden is in full swing with lots of produce coming on.
We’ve found the weather a bit of a challenge this summer – mainly the intensity of the sun, with the leaves of some plants getting burnt from the heat.
The cucurbits and solanums are thriving though, as they really love the heat. One strange thing is that some of the zucchinis have been sending out more male flowers than female, due we think to how hot it got so quickly. The imbalance between male and female flowers will result in less fruit set, but only in the open-pollinated varieties of course. It’s nature’s way of keeping us on our toes I guess.