Pine Bluffs Post - Serving all of Eastern Laramie County since 1908

Summer Really is Here!


Courtesy of Mike Heath

Above: Red Maple tree with weather damage.

What a contrast! Last week as I wrote the article it was still cold. This week we've had temperatures over 90 degrees nearly all week. Maybe summer really has made its appearance after all. At least, summer in Wyoming. Now the question becomes one of what will those extreme temperature fluctuations do to the plants? Unfortunately, not much that is good.

All plants need at least a little time to prepare for a change in season. That means that the more gradual the temperature change, the better for the plant. That goes for all season changes, not just winter to summer. Although the moisture h...

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