Wet, cool weather complicates crops

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By James Morgan, The Review, June 26, 2019

The unusual spring weather has slowed strawberry season and is likely to affect some vegetables as well.

According to fruit and vegetable farmer Jacques Lamoureux, owner of Les Jardins Lamoureux near Hawkesbury, strawberries are about two weeks late due to excessive rain and cool weather.

Lamoureux said the day neutral variety of strawberries, which normally grow surrounded by plastic bedding, are usually ready during the first week of June.