Re: [gardeners] Testing soil temps (
Sat, 11 Apr 1998 09:34:06 -0400

At 08:15 AM 11-04-98, George Shirley wrote:
>At 11:15 PM 4/10/98 -0400, you wrote:
>>Is Liz talking about soil temps, and George talking about air temps?
>I think we're both talking soil temps. I use a thermometer and Liz uses,
>uhh, a portion of her anatomy. Of course our soil doesn't get very cold or
>cool down here in zone 9b.

Less scientific methods include waiting until one can work the soil (not
frozen solid) and the air temp has been warm for about a week. Works for
me, mostly.  Lucinda