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Post  kcamp3 on 5/16/2014, 3:10 pm

Ok, I'm not sure if I am on the right place to post this. I live in the midwest, central Illinois to be exact. I have done square foot gardening for many years and this year I have expanded my garden to 6 squares like we used to have at our former home. We had to build it on a hillside. My husband did a good job figuring out how to do it, though he really didn't make my paths as large as they should be, but I really can't complain because he did a lot of work.
We are having some really crazy weather here, 91 degrees one day and 45 the next. It is supposed to get down to 34 tonight Sad . I may cover some things, but my garden is in a rather protected area, so we shall see.
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Post  AtlantaMarie on 5/16/2014, 6:13 pm

Hi Kcamp3.  Welcome!  Lots of SFG folks in your area...
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Post  llama momma on 5/17/2014, 7:26 am

glad you\'re here  KCamp3

Hi there, I'm over here in central Ohio with the same temperature swings from hi 80's to night time 60's,  now we're having hi 60's then 40's at night. 

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Post  kcamp3 on 5/17/2014, 8:57 am

Well, we survived the night. We did cover everything, but the temperatures did not get quite as low as we thought. My husband is already outside working, so I guess it is time for me to get started. Reportedly, warmer weather is on its way in a few days! I have more planting to do.
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Post  landarch on 5/17/2014, 10:21 pm

crazy weather here in KC as well...record low 35 degrees recorded at the airport two nights ago...all my plants made it through.
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Post  GWN on 5/18/2014, 9:00 am

WELCOME Kcamp3
WOW that is pretty weird weather.  I was feeling pretty smug here that there was NO way that we could get a frost now... I guess you never say never.
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