Thursday, June 23, 2011

Bring the Heat!

AZ Victory Gardener is not afraid of the heat...

Hottest day of the year so far, but as you can see, our sunflowers are doing OK.

The "intensively planted" cucumbers are what is growing in front of the sunflowers. The intensive planting keeps the ground shaded using the broad leaves of the cucumbers.

I also planted them on the shady side of the sunflowers on purpose, to take them out of the heat in the late afternoon. Seems to be working well. The cucs were not even a little heat stressed today.

That is a six foot lady right there