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The 2020 Victory Garden growing great tomatoes


Growing tomatoes in Wyoming doesn’t have to be difficult or result in green tomatoes in October.

Tomatoes, like very warm soil to grow in, 65 degrees or warmer. The best way to achieve that is by using black plastic or black weed barrier fabric to cover the soil and keep it warm. Use a meat thermometer to take the soils temperature.

After you’ve prepared the soil with, either or all; peat moss, grass clippings, kitchen compost, or a slow release fertilizer like osmocote, but not manure. Place soaker hose or drip tape down next, this will go under the black fabric, not on top. Havi...

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