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Weather update: Record heat in the Northeast

Scorching temperatures engulfed the Northeast on Sunday in the region’s first prolonged heat wave of summer, with five consecutive days of triple-digit temperatures recorded in Newark and scorching heat in Boston. Providence, Rhode Island; and Manchester, New Hampshire And temperatures soared in other parts of the country, with Oklahoma having endured temperatures of over 100 …

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Properly watering trees is crucial in the scorching summer heat

Extreme heat and persistent drought have severely stressed landscape plants and are expected to continue through the summer. Shade trees, ornamental trees, and shrubs are some of the most durable and valuable plants in a home landscape and should be well watered to reduce stress and help them survive these harsh conditions. Many well-adapted and …

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Why you should consider growing these flowers for your garden even in the heat of July – San Bernardino Sun

Planting flowers in July might be the last thing on your mind, but this is the exact moment to maximize the impact of some bedding plants that bloom in abundance no matter the weather. At the top of my midsummer to fall list are the cornucopia and zinnia blooms. These ornamentals grow to a foot …

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