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Field and Garden: Still time for many vegetable crops

A friend from Indiana called last week, and I patiently listened as he boasted about his thriving garden. “I picked my first cucumber today,” he said, “and my tomatoes look tremendous.”

My experience this year has been quite the opposite.

My potatoes died after heavy rain left them standing in water for several days.

Other vegetables – corn, cucumbers, and zucchini – didn’t emerge at all and had t...