Frost and fire

Expecting his row of carrots to sprout in a couple of days, Kevin Taft burns the weeds emerging from the soil in on of his market garden plots in Woodstock, Vt., on Tuesday, June 13, 2023. With the weeds out of the way, his carrots can grow without competition. Taft’s garden had a “slow start this year,” he said. “The freeze kind of caught everybody.” (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

Expecting his row of carrots to sprout in a couple of days, Kevin Taft burns the weeds emerging from the soil in on of his market garden plots in Woodstock, Vt., on Tuesday, June 13, 2023. With the weeds out of the way, his carrots can grow without competition. Taft’s garden had a “slow start this year,” he said. “The freeze kind of caught everybody.” (Valley News - James M. Patterson) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com. Valley News — James M. Patterson

Published: 06-28-2023 9:12 PM

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