It’s been a scorcher this summer. That’s the hard part about being a gardener. There is a non-stop list of work to do, so being able to take time off during the peak heat is pretty-much a non-starter. With little rain, extreme heat and the hottest month ahead of us, we thought it would be a good idea to revisit a post we did a few years back that shows what our gardeners do to stay cool during the hot months. Cover Your Skin You can see Rochester wearing a wide-brim hat to k
I just checked the weather forecast for this weekend. It’s expected to be hot and very sunny. Instead of spending your weekend in the air conditioned climate controlled environments, I’ve got a little home grown recommendation that will help with the sun.
It’s called “Sunscreen Salad” and it’s supposed to help your body fight UV harm. There are studies that show eating foods (or tablets, yuck) that have high Vitamin C & E can help your body in “photoprotection” (which means