Planting out Tomatoes?

natalie403(7)May 16, 2010

Hope everyone is enjoying the amazing weather in Calgary lately. The forecast for next week is 20C+ with night time temperature around 10C. Just want to see anyone in the area will be planting out their tomatoes early. Cheers!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
xaroline(zone 3 Calgary)

I might gamble a couple of plants this week. But have a blanket ready in case weather changes quickly. Last year I put some out June 1 and on June 6 they were zapped by frost. It keeps Calgary gardeners on our toes!

    Bookmark   May 16, 2010 at 9:08AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
marciaz3 Tropical 3 Northwestern Ontario

I'm going to plant a couple out in wall'o'waters, but even though our weather is amazing i'm not sure if i'd risk planting them "naked" right now. :)

    Bookmark   May 16, 2010 at 10:17AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
DrHorticulture_(Z3 Central Saskatchewan)

I put mine out a week ago in Saskatoon. Peppers too. It's much more convenient to stagger my plantings rather than plant everything on one weekend. Go for it but keep some Agribon or other row cover handy if there's a frost later. For the rest of the season, a severe frost is extremely unlikely. Anyway, you live in Calgary, where frost and snow can occur in any month of the year :)
Last year was a record cold spring and summer. It's unlikely that it'll be THAT bad two years in a row.

    Bookmark   May 16, 2010 at 4:05PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
What type of apples do northern hardy rootstocks produce?
Has anyone left various known rootstocks grow to see...
sandbur2
Trying new tree varieties and update on rare trees
Hey everyone, What are some of the trees you've all...
www.eclipselandscaping.ca
Mahogany Splendor Hibiscus
I was wanting to grow this hibiscus. Everything I've...
marricgardens
What do you know about blacknot?
The last 3 years or so with more moisture during growing...
Konrad___far_north
You can do without.....???
Okay I am about to hit the button on the checkout at...
SouthCountryGuy Zone 4b-5 SE BC
Sponsored Products
Safavieh Runner: Organica Assorted 2' x 8'
$54.00 | Home Depot
Silk Fancy Style Slim 7-foot Bamboo Tree
Overstock.com
Fabbian | Giunco Floor Lamp
YLighting
Sweet Treat Faux-Floral Arrangement - RED/WHITE
$300.00 | Horchow
Rain Chain Storage Boxes
$54.99 | Dot & Bo
David Bromstad Yellow "Flowers in Unity" Artwork
Grandin Road
Classic Solid Wood Pot Table Lamp With Floral Leaf Painting
ParrotUncle
Radiax 3000K 35-Degree 21-Watt LED Beach Flood Light
Lamps Plus
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™