National Geographic : 1951 Nov
+ Cool Summers Limit Agriculture; Hay Is the Main Crop Nearly all of the island's cultivated land is devoted to hay for livestock feeding. Farmers also harvest grass from wild meadows unsuitable for tilling. Market gardens are small, yielding such hardy crops as pota toes and turnips. IithichromlesIby Giiran Algard " Pansies Bloom under the Midnight Sun in a Reykjavik Garden From late May until early August the island enjoys perpetual daylight. Gulf Stream warmth creates a cli mate like that of southern Canada. Outside Reykjavik in greenhouses heated by boiling springs grow toma toes, cucumbers, melons-even bananas.