Here is G9, short for Jeannine. She is an experienced farm intern and my friend. We met at a Pennsylvania Women In Agriculture business class. Out of the goodness of her heart she offered to come and help me with transplanting and weeding, all volunteer. G9 can do any task very fast, waaaay faster than I can. This potato bed got very weedy after the recent rains and she is making it look beautiful. Then a layer of straw will be added so we don't have to weed this bed again!
The weather is extreme. Why can't we just have a regular nice day? The past week it has been awful HOT and sticky. This kind of heat is not good for lettuces or peas or ME. I'll take 75 and dry. Today was particularly oppressive, with buckets of heat and humidity even after the sun disappeared.