Tips for Hardy Gardeners: killing frost, killing heat and kil--uh, thinning your vegetables

Jun 8, 2021

This tomato plant was sun-scorched, but is sitting up a little now and taking liquids. It is expected to make a full recovery.
Credit Lisa Johnson

There's a reason the show is called Tips for Hardy Gardeners and not Tips for Hardy Plants.

Some of them didn't make it through the killing frosts of late May.

Some of them didn't make it through the blazing heat of last week.

And now, Tom Kasper says, some of them aren't going to make it through the most anguish-ridden time for gardeners: the thinning.

You can find more information about the Open Hands Food Project and various meetups, how-to workshops and work sessions here: