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2015_Day 323:┬áThe greenhouse question

I’m thinking of digging out my small greenhouse to see if I can save these tomato plants from impending doom. I haven’t decided whether I have the gumption to set it up around/over the raised bed and anchor it to the ground. Because if I don’t, it won’t take but a day or so for it to find a new home in the neighbor’s yard. Continue reading

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2015_Day 3: Lettuce not so happy with cold either

Dec. 21

Dec. 21

Jan. 3

Jan. 3

I know lettuce is a cool-weather crop, but it seems like the numerous 30- and 40-degree days we’ve had recently has slowed the growth of my greens. Photos taken Dec. 21 and Jan. 3 of the Black Seeded Simpson and Rouge d’Hiver don’t really seem to show a whole lot of growth in the two-week span. Today’s low-60s temps should help some, but with a forecast of seesawing temps for the next week or so, I’m not sure how much the lettuce is going to grow. I don’t have any plans to put the lettuce under grow lights, so I guess I’ll just have to wait it out. Continue reading