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Dip in temp.

They are calling for temps to go down to hi 40's tomarrow night. Should I be concerned about covering or protecting plants? I have tomatoes, cukes, peppers, cabbage, brocolli, bush beans and cauliflower. All have been in the ground for at least 1 month. Alittle conerned mainly for the peppers because they seem to be picky. Any opinions? Thanks!
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Yeah same here, it suppose to be 48 low tomorrow. They should be fine, the peppers took a few cold nights here and they look fantastic. The tomatoes on the other hand might not handle it as well, if you have any out their.
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Yes I do have tomatoes outside although they are in containers. Would covering them be efficient or should I drag those containers that probably weigh more them me now in the garage? Thanks for your reply by the way.
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They probably will be fine, its not going to hurt them much. If it were me I would just cover them up if your concerned.
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I wouldn't worry about them at that high of a temp. My tomato plant has been growing beautifully since I set it out in mid-April. It even has little tomatoes on it. The night temps here have been in the low- to mid-40s all along, until just a week or so ago. :)

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Thanks Kisal. I'm just a first timer that got this far and didn't want to take any chances. :wink:
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