How to plant the best garden for the climate

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Date of Publication: May 16

Year of Publication: 2023

Publication City: Washington, DC

Publisher: Washington Post

Author(s): Michael J. Coren

Venture into my backyard and you’ll see a kale patch, a riotous row of Cascadia snap peas, and some straggly tomatoes that, except for one banner August, succumb each year to San Francisco’s foggy summers.

My vegetable patch is a produce factory. Every week, I can pick a hearty salad and as much oregano and thyme as I like. Except for the tomatoes, which I refuse to give up, these crops were selected by what my family would eat, and what nature dictates will grow on my little spot on the planet.

As a climate columnist, I wondered: Could I make better gardening choices for the climate? More importantly, does it even matter?

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