Vegetables and Fruit forum: May planting right on schedule

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Name: Paul Fish
Brownville, Nebraska (Zone 5b)
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PaulF
May 10, 2018 1:02 PM CST
Even with the coldest March and April and a blizzard or two in April, tomato planting was completed exactly on the ten year average for my garden, May 7-8. Soil temperature is 68 degrees F, daytime temps in the upper 70s and nighttime temps in the upper 50s F. A little rain would help.


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Name: Rita
North Shore, Long Island, NY
Zone 6B
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Newyorkrita
May 10, 2018 3:34 PM CST
Wow, doesn't that look nice!!!

I am impressed that you have everything planted and mulched already. I am still working on planting and my straw is here but I have not started to mulch yet.
Name: Caroline Scott
Calgary (Zone 4a)
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CarolineScott
May 11, 2018 8:06 AM CST
Looks good !
I hope the weather holds, and that you get a bumper crop from those tomato plants !
My neighbour has her tomato plants out already, but I see it is going to 4 ºC tonight. About 40 º F so ?

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