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Advice for gardeners: Not yet

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Mary, Mary, quite contrary, how does your garden grow?

Well, right now, gardens shouldn't be growing - at least not tender, annual plants like tomatoes, peppers, petunias or snapdragons, according to Robin Trott, educator with the Minnesota Extension Service in Douglas County.


Even though Mother Nature has provided a warm spring with wonderful temperatures during the day, the temperatures at night are still not where they need to be.

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