May and June traded places this year. May was dry and warm for the most part, and yet we couldn’t get our warm weather crops planted because we had occasional night-time freezing temperatures right up until the end of the month.
June has been on the cool side, especially the first half of the month, and has rained for at least a part of the day 4 or 5 days a week.
Neither month has made gardening easy. That’s not really different from any other year – they all have their challenges.
We live on about a quarter acre, and so we use all of our yard for gardening, including the front where we grow dwarf apple trees, raspberries, comfrey, squash, calendula, and spring bulbs.Continue Reading