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soil temp March 17

Discussion in 'Turf Renovation' started by RigglePLC, Mar 17, 2011.

  1. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
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    Soil temperature here is around 35 degrees at 2 inches deep under thick turf. Sun area.

    Only about 30 degrees under snowbank.
  2. ChiTownAmateur

    ChiTownAmateur LawnSite Senior Member
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  3. Smallaxe

    Smallaxe LawnSite Fanatic
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    It's above 0... We call that Spring in the Midwest... :)
  4. RigglePLC

    RigglePLC LawnSite Fanatic
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    Abnormal high air temp in March 17, 68 degrees! Shorts weather! 49 degrees on March 18th.
    Soil temp on March 18 came up to 42 at two inches deep under turf.
    Daffodills about 6 high.
    No sign of seed germination of seed sown on top of snow in February.

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