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[Tomato Dirt #132] When It Gets Cold, Do This One Thing to Protect Tomatoes
September 22, 2017

Tomato Dirt Newsletter
Volume 7, Number 16

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FEATURE: When It Gets Cold, Do This One Thing to Protect Tomatoes

Cold temperatures can damage or destroy your tomato plants. Protecting tomatoes from frost and freezing is important to having healthy crop – both at the beginning of the season and at the end.

The best step you can take to protect your tomatoes from cold is to pay attention to the weather forecast.

It sounds so simple, but it is an important point. If you stay aware of temperatures and take precautions, you can enjoy a longer harvest.

There’s a difference between a frost and a freeze. When you hear a frost or freeze warning, take appropriate steps to protect your plants … Read the full article ...

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More Tips for Protecting Tomatoes

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Until then, happy gardening!

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