Tomato/Pepper Plant Question

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Old 05-07-06, 05:26 PM
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Tomato/Pepper Plant Question

I have a question about a garden that I just put in a week ago.
The forecast last night was for a low temp. around 33-34 degrees, so I covered both the peppers and tomatos. Tonight the temp. is supossed to go down into the low 40's. My question is, should I cover the plants again tonight? if it's not necessary, I would hate to waste the time as it very time consuming..
I have always heard that the general rule is anytime frost is expected (around32) the plants should be covered. Any advice, appreciated.
 
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Old 05-08-06, 06:16 AM
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Low to mid 40's shouldn't bother the plants, but even the slightest frost will kill the plants.
 
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