WALNUT, Ks. – Up until today we have seen over ten days of triple digit heat in the Four-States, and it has led to a difficult time for anyone with a garden.

KOAM’s Jaylon Banks caught up with Jamie Burke of the Burke Family Gardens on some of the challenges they have faced and some tips on how they have adapted.


Jaylon hails from Oswego, IL by way of Minneapolis, MN. He came to the 4-states to attend Missouri Southern State University in Joplin where he was an athlete and received his Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations and Mass Communications. Jaylon joined the KOAM team in 2021 and worked his way up, becoming a Multi-Media Journalist and fill-in Anchor. In his free time, he enjoys fitness, shows, movies, and discussing sports.