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Re: Tomato Disappointment


After I just paid for this house??   No darling, good thought but not an
option.  And it gets worse farther west.

On 7/26/06, Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net> wrote:
>
> Pam, have you ever considered moving to somewhere that gets just a bit
> more
> rainfall?  Not so far from Kemp that you couldn't keep in touch with
> friends, but someplace else in TX so you could still be warm but also
> still
> not have to pay a fortune for water?  None of my business I know.  I know
> it
> would take a heckofalot for me to leave here, but just wondering if you'd
> thought about it.
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 25, 2006 10:55 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Tomato Disappointment
>
>
> >I appreciate it.  We need all the help we can get.
> >
> >
> >
> > On 7/25/06, Andrea Hodges <andreah@hargray.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> OUCH! I'll keepo praying for rain Pam. But I don't blame you. I'd be
> >> watering too. Got to keep those plants alive. ;-)
> >> A
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Pam Evans" <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
> >> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> >> Sent: Tuesday, July 25, 2006 5:53 PM
> >> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Tomato Disappointment
> >>
> >>
> >> > Sue, if you eat eggs - save the shells (peel the membrane out) and
> >> > grind
> >> > them up and mix in the soil under the mulch around your peppers and
> >> > tomatoes.  Prevents blossom end rot.  Works great and it's free.  You
> >> can
> >> > buy liquid calcium but this is more economical!   Thus speaks the
> woman
> >> w/
> >> > the 269 dollar water bill.  I have to be thrifty to afford my garden.
> >> >
> >> > On 7/25/06, Johnson Cyndi D Civ 95 CG/SCSRT <
> >> cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
> >> > wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> Sadly I have lots of experience with this. You can still eat them,
> >> >> just
> >> >> cut
> >> >> off the bad part with a good bit of extra to make sure you don't get
> >> >> nasty
> >> >> stuff. One problem is that the BER is not good for the tomato
> >> (obviously)
> >> >> and so they can start turning red a lot earlier than they would
> >> >> normally...I'm sure there's a name for this condition...but anyway
> you
> >> >> can
> >> >> get a red tomato that's not actually ripe.
> >> >>
> >> >> Cyndi
> >> >>
> >> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> >> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> On
> >> >> Behalf
> >> >> Of SueNY
> >> >> Sent: Monday, July 24, 2006 5:34 PM
> >> >> To: GARDENS@LSV.UKY.EDU
> >> >> Cc: gardenchat@hort.net
> >> >> Subject: [CHAT] Tomato Disappointment
> >> >>
> >> >> I noticed that two of my Roma's are almost ripe. Unfortunately I
> >> noticed
> >> >> they also have BER. Rats!! With the weird weather we've been having
> >> this
> >> >> year it's been hard to get the watering even, especially with the
> >> regular
> >> >> torrential rains we keep getting. Are tomatoes with BER edible
> still?
> >> Can
> >> >> you cut off the end or is it best to just toss the whole thing?
> >> >>
> >> >> Sue
> >> >>
> >> >>
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> >> >>
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > Pam Evans
> >> > Kemp TX
> >> > zone 8A
> >> >
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> > zone 8A
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Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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