Melons, keeping the heat up. Comments ?????

robert schuler sunnfarm at bellatlantic.net
Sat Jun 24 10:22:43 EDT 2000



Are you trying to grow melons under a clear tunnel now?, The temps will exceed 150*F and
the plants will ether burn up or will experence heat delay, seeded melons will not germ
over 95*, and if the plants grow how will they polinate.
Bob.


Tom wrote:

> Hi everyone,
> I just put in half a flat of musk melons in a raised bed, I had palstic on
> it for three weeks to kill some  of the weeds and noticed the soil was
> supper  warm. After planting I made a tunnel  with the same plastic and I'm
> going to see if this does better then my bed of melons out in the feild.
> Anyone have any comments??????
> Tom In NE Ohio
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