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    Garden Chores for May

    May Gray, Go Away... May can be a tricky month in the garden here in Temecula. Fog rolls over the hills from the south and west and takes several hours to burn off in the morning. This year, May has been a rollercoaster with cold nights and variable days ranging anywhere from the mid-60s to the mid-80s. Short bursts of heat early in the month caused the last of the winter greens in my garden to bolt, along with the cilantro that I had planted on both the cool and warm sides of my garden. In mid-May, I decided to set out zucchini starts from Armstrong Nursery and I've been…