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Mean temperature (°F): 18 in January, 67 in July, high around 90, low around -10 (Zone 5)

Rainfall: 36"/year

  • frost free May 21-Sep 9,
  • 5' snowfall,
  • snow Oct-Apr,
  • ground freezes <48" starting Dec 1.

Growing veggies (3000 sq ft), blueberries, raspberries, a few fruit trees, 10 acres of woodlot (and expanding into the fields, if I'm not careful), 3 acres of horse pasture, 1/2 acre of lawn, "weed garden", assorted shrubbery, and far too many wild blackberries.


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comment What is the best organic way to defeat slugs?
They sometimes eat the tomatoes a little bit, but bird damage is always far less than insect damage.
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reviewed Close What variety of plum tree do I have?
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comment How should I be fertilizing my container tomatoes?
@Anar: You may not need additional N. If the leaves turn yellow, give it a little. However, P-K and Calcium are more important.
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