Fighting The Heat
The Heat index today is over a hundred! That is Hot, for those of you not from the area that is with 60% or higher humidity, so it looks and feels like you're in a steam bath. These little girls and our 8 hens drank 3 gallons of water today just trying to stay cool. Our ......
vegetables are holding up well despite the heat and the mixed greens appear to be holding up as well. We started watering the vineyard last night and the gardens this morning to prepare the ground for the 2 days of baking heat. Around 2pm this afternoon we watered the mixed greens and blanching greens to hopefully stave off the risk of bolting which makes the greens taset bitter. If all goes well there will be greens at the Farm Stand by the weekend!
Water Used: 386 gals est.
Me 1gal and a few frosty beverages
Find a cool spot and get a supply of cold drinks, one down one more day to go!
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