soil temperature in raised bed gardening

Asked July 21, 2016, 1:28 PM EDT

Can the temperature of the soil (too warm) effect the growth of vegetable plants in a raised bed?

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1 Response

But of course! Some seeds won't germinate, plants may show signs of stress. The soil will also dry out faster. If things get really crazy consider putting up a shade cloth.