I always put my tomato seedlings inside water walls, and they work wonders. My peppers and eggplants are a little more difficult, however. I space them by the square foot gardening method - 1 per square foot - and my water walls have a larger than 1 ft diameter, making it extremely difficult to do it well. I've tried every-other-plant, hoping that the heat from the surrounding walls will benefit the un-walled plants, but those guys on the edge get shafted.
So I"m wondering about an alternate method... Has anyone used red plastic mulch on peppers and eggplants? I've read a lot about how beneficial it can be for tomatoes, but what about other nightshades? Thoughts? (PS - I'm about ready to put in my seedlings and the temperatures are crazy... 92 one day 75 the next and 62 the following day. I never know how warm it will be or not be.)
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