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Sunday, May 05, 2019 G. Kins Catinthehat, WA

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I think I discovered another reason for the leaf curl/ lack of luscious growth: cold temperatures. The roots might be ok but if the vines and leaves get near freezing the plant probably gets stressed. It probably takes a few days to recover. Reminder to self: How are they going to be vibrantly full of life when the temps get near freezing?

So far this year:

Fire pit idea is working. Hay bale is working. Rickety plastic covers are working (but for overall convenience i should build real structures in the future--using scrap cedar or pvc).

I think the plants miss out on their "sleep cycle" chemistry when its too cold at night! Good luck everyone.

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