Getting through the first summer
Sat, 28 Feb 2004 07:16:48 PST
I give the winter growers summer shade if they're in 
pots, but the best place to put them is probably in 
the ground. If that's not practical, maybe you could 
plunge the seedling pots into an earthen bed in the 

Just how hot is it where you are? I'm in zone 9 near 
Berkeley, so the weather is maritime, and summer 
nights cool to under 60 degrees. Even so, winter 
growers in pots will suffer losses if given too much 
summer sun exposure.


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