It’s the middle of August. And we have a great list of stuff to do this week, including events, what you should do about your clothes, places where you can pick peak summer produce, and more. Remember, we’ve got all the ways to save your summer at inqurier.com/summer.
Stay healthy, stay safe, and, as much as possible, it’s still a good idea to stay home.
It’s not too late to plant vegetables for a fall harvest. Grace Dickinson has advice on what to plant right now. A partial list: Cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, radishes, peas, beans, and greens like kale, collards, and lettuce will all feed you in the fall if you plant them now.
Some events to keep you busy over the next seven days. Get our full events calendar at inquirer.com/calendar.
» DO MORE: More great events in our full events calendar at inquirer.com/calendar
It’s time to deal with your closet. As Elizabeth Wellington writes: “We probably won’t need one of the cocktail dresses or the wrinkled blazers they are smushed between anytime soon. And alas, our jeans may not slip over our hips with the same ease they once did.” So, what should we do with our clothes now? Here’s how to sort, store, sell or donate what you’re not wearing right now.
Need another road trip? Nick Vadala has a new road trip to-do list, this time one where you can pick a lot of 🌽🍑🍐🍎🌻. If you enjoy picking your own fruit, veg, or even flowers, Nick’s rounded up a dozen spots all within an easy drive.
Here are other excellent car trips worth taking right now: