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July 2018 NH newsletter

Summer is here

The edible garden is in full swing with lots of produce coming on.

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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.

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