|My camera lens fogged up when I walked outside this morning!|
According to Time & Temperature, it got up to 105 yesterday although "only" 103 at the TV Station. More 100+ temps forecast for today.
I figure it was a very good thing I harvested all the lettuce the day before. It looks lovely, doesn't it? What you can't see are the yellow, dead leaves near the soil.
Thankfully, I was able to cut off enough beautiful lettuce for at least three big salads.
The rows where the lettuce was growing has been hoed and waiting for bush beans to be planted.
I do have two rows growing nicely already, as well as my pole beans (above) growing in another raised bed but the new plantings should be ready in August.
The kale will be the next veggie harvested completely, with temperature highs to be 90's or 100's in the long term forecast.
At least today it is humid (as shown in the first picture above). While not comfortable for humans, it is a lot better for growing things!
Reminder: If you live in a drought area, put some containers of water around for animals who may not have any source of water. We have a small lake and a large river within a few miles but that may be too far for small woodland creatures.
My prayers continue for the folks in Colorado! All fireworks have now been outlawed here, I'm sure seeing those pictures helped make those decisions.