New to gardening and have a question.

Discussion in 'Gardening' started by txjoe80, Oct 8, 2016.

  1. txjoe80

    txjoe80 In the Brooder

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    Alright so first of all I live in deep south tx in the RGV. We rarely freeze here. Around dec the lows are about 60 highs upper 70s. So my question is can I start some tomatoe seeds inside right now and plant them out in raised beds mid november with hoops covered in plastic. Or will they not grow. Thanks for any info you all have
     

  2. lazy gardener

    lazy gardener Crossing the Road

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    I've never grown a garden in the "tropics!" But, that's what I'd do. One thing you need to be careful with when using a plastic tunnel is that it can quickly get hot enough to bake your plants when you get a bright unseasonably warm day. If you are able to monitor the temp, and adjust for that, you should be just fine. Be sure you build your tunnel so that you can easily vent it from both the sides and the ends.
     

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