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How do I grow rhubarb in hot weather

I live in South Carolina (37 C or 100 F everyday in July), but I LOVE Rhubarb. I planted 4 rhubarb plants in the shade on the north side of my house. 3/4 have died and the last is struggling. They get ...
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What about covering lettuces during hot periods?

This question reminds us that lettuces don't like too much hot weather. To look after my lettuce crop and guard against bolting might it be worth covering the lettuce with, say, layers of damp ...
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What can I replace my garden with?

I'm in a situation where its a waste of time, effort and money to take care of our many little gardens (Different separate gardens ranging between 20-90 meters square). Briefly, we rarely visit them ...
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What would be a good “cat grass” for the central Texas heat?

So I can buy the little pots of "cat grass" or even the grow kits at my local pet store, but I thought it would be more fun to have a little patch of it growing in the yard that (hypothetically) would ...