May 11 through 24, 2015 Mt. Washington — With the sudden onset of unseasonably hot weather, the vegetable gardener is in a tailspin. We’ve gotten caught without a stretch of early spring conditions, having moved abruptly from winter deep freeze to summery heat, along with drought. I’ve decided to push on with the cool season
In mid-January the northern hemisphere comes out of the darkest days of the year, the days on either side of the winter solstice. At a quickened pace, daylight lifts the late afternoon. An increase to 9 hours 57 minutes will be experienced on January 31.