• GARDEN

    Are you shady? How and why to make a sun/shade map

    It’s midweek and you look at the weekend forecast to see that it’s another scorcher. You are longing for those days a few months back, when you could plant a few things here and there, finishing the day on the back deck with a glass of something cold. Instead, one foot outside and sweat is in your eyes, bugs are on your back, and you are two seconds away from a heat stroke. In the gardening world, there seems to be only two things you can do this time of year in the Carolinas, weed and water. Both are exhausting and about as torturous as waiting for homemade ice cream…