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Old April 21, 2017   #1
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Default Soil Temp and How Deep?

Soil Temp and How Deep? I live at 6000 ft in Montana and varities you like?
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Old May 12, 2017   #2
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I waited for some guidance but non was forth coming. So I planted 60f soil and 2-3 inches deep did I do it correct?
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Whoose, 60 is good.. I usually do 4", but you will be fine just might need to hill a bit sooner.. Mine are going like gangbusters this year. They are liking all the recent rain. Good luck.
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Wow, you posted three weeks ago. I did not see it. (if you don't get a response after a
couple days, consider bumping it again).

I put mine in when the soil warms up about the same time as my toms. I don't like too
much rain in the forecast as i trench. Did you trench?

I use bone meal and aged clear pine saw dust in the trench and cover 4-6 inches. Then
top dress month later with a bit more bone meal.

Not growing this year being out of room but will again next year.
(i've got peas in that bed now....early sugar snaps and later poles.)

Here is a basic link i have bookmarked...
http://rainyriverrecord.com/node/4553
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Potato can go in the ground before last frost. If they frost off they will regrow and produce fine.
Market producers plant early here to get $$ for first potatoes.
Local was finishing his market crop planting yesterday, frost free date is 2 weeks away.
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