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Growing Vegetables Under Cover (page 4 of 4)

Vegetable plants often need protection from cold weather and persistent pests, particularly when they are young and most vulnerable. Being prepared with the appropriate equipment and protective covers is the best way to avoid losses.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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Greenhouse Shields Tomatoes from Cold Nights

Shielding Tomato Plants 

Outdoor-grown tomatoes can be hardened off and shielded from cold nights in an inexpensive plastic greenhouse, which conveniently houses a standard-sized growing bag.

Excerpted from Simple Steps: Vegetable Gardening

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