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RE: now wall of water?weather rant now: flooding

Thanks to all for explaining this wall of water concept. Interesting to
know it can take a freeze... I was thinking about that. Could see it all
now, pipes bursting, and the water freezing those little plants. Will
have to experiment with it this spring-- which will not be here for
awhile yet :(


> Donna,
>     I use them here in Colorado with fairly good success. I have
> my
> tomatoes inside them on May 1 knowing that I may have a snow as late
> June10. This last year, I got to test the literature where it says
> to
> 16 degrees". The temperature one May morning was 18 degrees with a
> layer of snow. I rushed out and the wall o' water was frozen solid,
> top
> was open(rather than in the tepee configuration) and the tomato was
> Well, I thought that when I returned from work that the plant would
> probably
> be black after the sun worked on it all day....and it was still green.
> a
> believer!!!
>     If your ground is still cold and uninviting for tomatoes(Dan
> and
> peppers, put up the walls and let them warm the soil for about a weak
> before
> planting into them.
> Betsy
> Colorado z4 where its 50 today

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