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A weather warning

Written by Doug Oster on .

 

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These little tomatoes will be fine in my greenhouse, but it would be a mistake to plant them in the garden until mid-May.

Don't let these warm temperatures fool you into planting things that will be killed by frost. There's lots of cold weather to come and things like tomatoes, peppers and impatiens thrive in warm temperatures. This is a great time to start those plants inside, either under lights or in a big south facing window. But there are lots of cool loving crops that will enjoy the spring. Pansies, perennial flowers, lettuce, spinach, radishes, onions and more will love the cool weather.

If you want to learn more about what to plant when, I'll be holding a free organic gardening seminar tomorrow (Saturday 4/03/10) at Concordia Lutheran Ministries Haven I dinning room beginning at 2:30 p.m. It's located at 120 Marwood Road in Jefferson Township, Butler County. For more information call 724-352-1571.

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