NATURE’S TURN: Spring planting, summery weather

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

NATURE’S TURN: Winter garden 

In the first of her biweekly columns about growing and gardening in the Berkshires, Judy Isacoff writes: “Stars, the sunlit moon and planets circle the expanse of frozen, fertile ground during these long nights. There’s the sense of a night shift at work underground.”