do I need to cover my tomatoes with gardening cloth? - Knowledgebase Question

Pinon Hills, Ca
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Question by Favgrandma
June 30, 2010
It deffinitely is summer and the temps of 90-100+ are here. My tomatos are withering during the day but are ok in the am. Do I need to cover them?

Answer from NGA
June 30, 2010
Shade cloth can help tomatoes make it through hot summers to start a second bearing period in the fall. Also add a generous layer of mulch around plants. It will conserve moisture and reduce temperatures. Good luck with your tomatoes!

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