These ladies were well prepared for what today had in store! They carry coconut water which is full of nutrients and great for instant hydration. Their biggest piece of advice? Listen to your body. By the time you feel thirsty, you're already dehydrated.
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After working in the heat all day, the Irrigation Gardener and Senior Horticulturist should know the secrets to keeping cool. However, Alex said that there's no trick other than protecting yourself with a hat, water and sunscreen. Although they have adapted to the harsh temperatures overtime, they usually stop working around 11 a.m. and know their bodies well enough to take a break if they need to.
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Use the Buddy System! New Jersey natives David and Andrea were a bit out of their comfort zones visiting the Garden, but they had some great tips to share about staying cool: Invest in a huge umbrella, and matching bandannas you can wet periodically with water. That way, you can keep your group together and beat the heat!
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Looks like he knows how to protect himself!