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CarolJean
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April 24, 2017 - 11:35 pm

My tomato plants have struggled being outside in the winds also.  They do perk up when I bring them in for the evening. They did better outside a few weeks ago when the winds weren't as strong.  I still put them outside on the few sunny days we are having because it's going to be another rainy week and they'll have to be inside again.  Possible snow on Thursday!! When is it going to warm up and stay warm??

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Katie
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April 25, 2017 - 1:35 pm

Yay! I finally got the pic upload to work! Here are my poor damaged tomatoes. pic-1-1.jpg

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Katie
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April 25, 2017 - 2:12 pm

And the rest of my perennial seeds... lots of stuff: Gallardia, coreopsis, lupine, black eyed susan, delphineum, Coleus, pansies, more peppers, and that's all I can remember right now!pic-2.jpg

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CarolJean
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April 25, 2017 - 9:31 pm

Withgrace, so glad you were able to add photos.  Your "poor tomatoes" do have some damage but the tops of many are just fine.  Since it is good to plant tomatoes really deep (they will grow roots along the stem that is in the ground) they should do fine once they are planted in your garden.  You certainly have many seedlings.  I was fortunate that when I was starting my perennial beds 10+ years ago, there was Mennonite farmer that sold 2" pots of perennials for 75 cents or 3/$2.  I bought many from him over the years (the price did go up some.)  You have more plant babysitting than I have the energy for.  I wish you much success with your seedlings.

  Central Wisc made it above 70 degrees today but they still say possible snow Thursday morning.  Crazy!

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Lark
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April 26, 2017 - 5:58 pm

CarolJean said
My tomato plants have struggled being outside in the winds also.  They do perk up when I bring them in for the evening. They did better outside a few weeks ago when the winds weren't as strong.  I still put them outside on the few sunny days we are having because it's going to be another rainy week and they'll have to be inside again.  Possible snow on Thursday!! When is it going to warm up and stay warm??  

Did you say SNOW???  That word is not allowed on my forum.  Cry Our area in Wisconsin might get down to 35F and I hope that is as low as it goes. I think all my plants that are up and growing in the gardens will survive.  BUT they might get ugly from 'freeze burn'.  Maybe we will both get lucky and the cold will miss us.  It won't be the first time that our weather person has got it wrong.Confused

Dousman, Wisconsin, zone 5

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Lark
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April 26, 2017 - 6:05 pm

Withgrace said
And the rest of my perennial seeds... lots of stuff: Gallardia, coreopsis, lupine, black eyed susan, delphineum, Coleus, pansies, more peppers, and that's all I can remember right now!pic-2.jpg  

WOW!  You really have a lot of plants.  I think you have a GREAT, GREAT, GREAT start to a beautiful garden.  Remember the first year they sleep, the second year they creep and the third year they LEAP.  Patience is what every gardener must learn.  I am old and still learning patience.  Have you made a 'want list'?  It is nice to have so you don't get overwhelmed at the nurseries and spend way too much money.  KeyWee has a great idea of shopping the clearance or end of season areas.  Plus, with a list it makes it easier to stay focused on height, size, color and bloom time.  Have fun my friend.

Dousman, Wisconsin, zone 5

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Katie
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April 27, 2017 - 1:40 pm

Thanks! I'm just waiting for the weather to turn (and stay) so I can get them outside! They have kinda stopped growing so I think they just need to get outside so they can take off. We did get just a few minutes of snow today, let's hope it's the last we see for the season! *fingers crossed *

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Katie
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May 18, 2017 - 8:35 pm

Hey guys, I've started noticing a lot of little nat-looking flies around my seedlings (The ones still indoors)..... they are super tiny.... any guesses to what they might be? They don't seem to discriminate which plant I see them on, but they don't seem to be causing any damage either? I'll be moving everything outside in the coming week anyways, so maybe it will clear up on it's own? 

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Lark
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May 19, 2017 - 8:06 am

I had trouble with fungus knats a couple of times.  I used a saucers of vinegar.  They are attracted to it and SOMETIMES go in and drown.  They are annoying. Especially during dinner. They love my red wine as much as I do. Laugh

Dousman, Wisconsin, zone 5

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