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December 13, 2022

How to avoid blossom end rot on your homegrown tomatoes

Every year people ask about blossom end rot—a dark leathery spot on the bottom of the tomato. Your plant will continue to…

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December 12, 2022

Shading tomato plants: Avoiding sunburn, sunscald in hot weather

During sunny hot weather the hot sun may sunburn/sunscald your tomatoes. Best to make some shade for that especially-hot-afte-2 p.m. sun if…

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December 11, 2022

Fighting nematodes and other tomato soil pests and diseases

What makes you think you have nematodes? Many times it’s just poor soil conditions and someone telling you it’s probably nematodes ,…

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