Saturday June 15th 2013 Tim Candler
Dodder in the Deer Tongue Lettuce. Which might sound
like happy thing, but rest assured, there are few things a gardener
assigns the word 'happy' to. I can think of Potato Rain. I can
think of low humidity, and I can think of high
temperature of eighty two degrees Fahrenheit. Which for those struggling
with foreignness is twenty seven point seven seven Celsius.
The Deer Tongue Lettuce seed
came from Amish gardeners. Nor am I one to willy-nilly cast
aspersions around as though they were confetti however much fun it is.
However we have not had Dodder in the vegetable Garden since 2005.
Oddly, In Pennsylvania I believe, all peoples who are not Amish, Amish Clans refer to as The English