Tag: tomatoes

Blossom End Rot

Blossom end rot on tomatoes Photograph by David B. Langston, University of Georgia Tomatoes grown in containers and indeterminate (vining) heirloom tomatoes can be more susceptible to Blossom End Rot (BER) that is caused by an inability to adequately uptake…

Early Tomatoes

For those of you getting ready to get a start on tomatoes, there is a great website, Growing Tomato Secrets you may want to check out. He just put up a new video entitled,

Cutting Tomato Horn Worm Damage

Ever wake up one morning to this? One day your tomatoes are looking better than you’ve ever seen them and WHAMMO! Without warning, without notice, they are decimated overnight. The first clue, other than the obvious is little black “droppings”…

Heirloom Tomatoes and Disease Resistance

Unlike hybrid tomatoes, heirloom tomatoes have not been tested and bred for disease resistance. For this reason, they may or may not have some natural resistance to various diseases. However, it is beneficial to remember that these unique varieties would…

Update…

Well, the tomatoes are getting ready to be RED! Eugen has pulled it off again this year and has supplied the compost pile with over forty five bags of grass clippings. It is making a fine mulch as well! I…