Tomatoes Cozy in Low Tunnel: Hello from South Georgia

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Tomatoes Cozy in Low Tunnel

By SteveandJeannie
November 15, 2016

We took a cutting from what we observed to be a cold-tolerant summer 2015 tomato plant and put it fully rooted into a low tunnel in our zone 8b south-facing garden. It was still happy after some 28-degree nights in the beginning of February 2016.

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Name: Pat Homer

borowordwrig
Nov 19, 2016 6:42 PM CST
Hi Steve and Jeannie,

I'm from South Georgia, too, and tomatoes have baffled me since I've been here. What a great idea! I am originally from the Augusta area, so when I try to grow tomatoes in what is normal time for me, they end up with blight and the temps are too hot to set fruit. I really appreciate this idea!

Thanks,
Pat Homer Hurray!
Name: Steve Jeannie Bolstridge
Fitzgerald, Georgia (Zone 8b)
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SteveandJeannie
Jan 26, 2017 11:06 PM CST
How Pat, so very sorry for my late response to your kind words. My 96 year young Dad who lives with us has had a terrible time with pneumonia before his 96th BD on Nov 18. I didn't follow through on these tomato plants until fruiting because my husband had ankle replacement surgery last March. Craziness, but I am working toward duplicating this process next month. I will add to this post as updates happen! Jeannie at musicalfarm.org
Steve and Jeannie

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