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Post  Dunhour 6/28/2018, 1:31 pm

I planted a variety of vegatables this spring and many are growing tall and leggy.  The spinach, brocoli, lettuce and eggplant have not thicken up.  We have had a very wet season so far and moderate temperatures.  What is wrong and what should I do?
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Post  sanderson 6/29/2018, 2:11 am

Dunhour, Welcome to the Forum from California! glad you\'re here Leggy plants are usually caused by a lack of sunshine. How many hours a day do they receive good sunlight?

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Post  MrBooker 7/2/2018, 6:42 am

I over crowded some tomato and pepper plants and they became leggy with almost no fruit. These were planted in a sunny spot but the over crowding constricted the sunlight and air circulation. The plastic fence kept the squirrels out but I think it also blocked the sunlight.

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