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Backyard Botanist: Checking Up on the Tobacco Plants

By Kevin Robinson in Miscellaneous on Apr 27, 2010 7:00PM

It's been a month since we first planted our tobacco plants, and though the last frost is still a few weeks away, our crops are doing pretty good. The method we used to plant the seeds - sprinkling them over the soil and watering them in - worked well, but the unintended side effect is that we had an over abundance of plants when they first sprouted. That was resolved with some selective weeding.

At this point, there isn't much to do, except keep them watered, warm in in plenty of sunlight. We'll pot them soon, so until then, stay tuned, and happy gardening!