A very common tomato problem and what to do about it.
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Don’t let blossom end rot ruin your harvest! It’s one of the most common problems with tomatoes and can be easily prevented if you know what to do ahead of time.
You’ve put a lot of work into your tomato plants. You’ve fertilized, watered, nursed, and babied, only to notice that your tomato garden progress is beginning to wane. Slowly, your tomato plant has turned yellow and stopped growing. The leaves begin curling and turning a dark purple color. You can’t help but wonder if perhaps [...]
Most of us have seen cracks in a tomato that reveal a portion of stretched inner meat. The phenomenon is often found in plump, mature tomatoes. If picked right way, cracked tomatoes can definitely still be edible, although the dried skin around the cracks is not tasty and has to be removed. Unfortunately, exposed tomato [...]
This disease happens sometimes to your tomatoes, and it’s very frustrating, especially after you’ve put months of work and love into your plants only to see these nasty black dots appear on the bottom of your tomatoes. (see picture below) It’s called: blossom end rot, or blossom plight. Not to be confused with “year end [...]