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Super Green Thumb
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soil wrote:gotta love not depending on a monocrop! sorry to hear about your tomato troubles jal. some years are good for some crops. others good for other crops.
There is a lot of wisdom in that.
Its a gardeners lot, we never know whats around the corner weather wise and early frosts are a killer!
Surely the truth.

I plant in faith knowing that it is a gamble, but by planting a wide variety of plants I have always got a harvest of something. In the end, the rewards far outstrip the failures.
Gardening at 5000 feet elevation, zone 4/5 Northern Utah, Frost free from May 25 to September 8 +/-

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Jal, you could try growing varieties that are early maturing and handle the cold well, such as stupice.
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