Frost Damage to Plants--Cut it Off?

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by SproutGirl, Jun 10, 2009.

  1. SproutGirl

    SproutGirl Songster

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    Well, you know you live in Montana when you get frost damage to your garden in June! Agh! Anyway, what I'm wondering is should I cut this damaged stuff off, or should I let the plants recover on their own? The damage is to several tomato plants of various varieties and 3 types of squash, both summer and winter. Thanks!
     
  2. Boyd

    Boyd Recipient of The Biff Twang

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    for me I would probably buy starts from a greenhouse to replace...... but thats because I don't want the plant to waste time healing and rather have the fruits n veggies fast [​IMG]
     
  3. SarahFair

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    Cut them cause it can cause it to rot and spread disease..
    Usually itll dry out but it could happen
     
  4. chickencoop31320

    chickencoop31320 Have bator, will hatch

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    Quote:Yep, what she said [​IMG]
     
  5. Mahonri

    Mahonri Urban Desert Chicken Enthusiast

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    y'all knew I was gonna throw that out there, didn't ya?
     
  6. chickencoop31320

    chickencoop31320 Have bator, will hatch

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    Quote:Um she said they were frosted not burned [​IMG] [​IMG] joking [​IMG]
     
  7. SarahFair

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    Quote:I like Global Climate change.
    Cause we all know that takes place [​IMG]
     
  8. CoyoteMagic

    CoyoteMagic RIP ?-2014

    you have enough growning time in Montana for 'maters?
     
  9. SproutGirl

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    Oh yeah. Enough to grow tomatoes, and enough tomatoes to can! In fact, I'm down to may last 3 jars of tomatoes from last summer. So those plants I've got have to grow! I need more tomatoes!
     

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