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Should we have five seasons?

Posted by John Zeaiter on

One of the great conversations amongst all those who work the land (whether they be farmers or gardeners) is the weather. How many times have you heard older generations say that "the seasons are different to when I was a lad", or "you can grow things for longer into the cooler seasons than you could years ago". Inevitably the queries become entangled in the Great Debate of Our Time: that of climate change. Even chatting to more older residents of my town in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney has the familiar "changing seasons" ring to it. Many old timers...

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