Adapting to Unpredictable Weather
The weather patterns are becoming more and more unpredictable. And this fact is truest during the turbulent season of summer. Just when you think it’s a beautiful and sunny day, you hear a crack of thunder and run for cover as heavy droplets fall from the sky. This has happened to us many times throughout the summer and we just watch anxiously hoping our newly seeded beds don’t get washed out. With weather patterns changing and becoming more unpredictable, farmers and others who make their livelihoods from the land have had to learn how to adapt their knowledge to efficiently fit in with the new natural landscapes.
Just within this past year, we never really had a real winter to speak of. This has made our bug population very happy, but our leafy green eaters very sad. We’re basically in a constant battle against squash bugs, harlequins, Japanese beetles, and flea beetles, j