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5 Ways to Protect Plants from Summer Heat
Extreme summer heat can be as exhausting for our plants as it is for us, but you can make life...
Keeping Your Plants Alive in Hot Weather
If your vegetable gardening is struggling in hot weather, we’ll show you how to help your stressed...
The Dog Days of Summer
What are the “Dog Days of Summer”—and when are they? The origin of this common phrase might...
Heat Waves: 10 Tips for Extreme Heat Safety
There’s hot summer weather—and then there are heat waves. Much like other natural disasters, heat...
2019 Summer Forecast: Hotter Temps Out West, Rain for Others
Summer officially begins this Friday, June 21, and it’s shaping up to be another hot one—for some...
Some Like It Hot! Best Vegetables to Grow in the Heat
A week-long heat wave and a recent question—concerning what green beans to grow in a hot climate—...
Low Solar Activity and Other Weather Factors
Low solar activity usually leads to cooler weather, but other historical trends and factors like El...
Flash of Light in the Night Sky
We’re never too surprised when the night sky has a sudden flash. Sometimes it’s late-summer...
What is a Heat Index Chart?
What is a heat index chart? How do we stay safe in summer heat? Here’s some helpful advice. As the...
It's Not the Heat, It's the Humidity!
In most of the Northern Hemisphere, July is the hottest month. But when folks grumble about feeling...
How Much Energy Does the Sun Produce?
The Sun Is a Huge Ball of Energy The Sun is about 865,000 miles in diameter. That's as wide as...