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Hot Garden Tips for Surviving 110 Degrees

Sunflower protecting young citrusA wide-brimmed garden hat shades my head, a soft bandana covers my neck, and sunblock protects my delicate skin. I water the garden and feed the goats and turkeys early in the morning while the sun barely peaks over the horizon. By the 9:00 am, it will be too hot to be outside.

Routine highs topping 110 degrees makes gardening in the low desert challenging—for me and also the poor plants. Continue reading Hot Garden Tips for Surviving 110 Degrees