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Re: Wilt


Sorry - that was for her Canna question.
Kitty
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna" <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2004 9:32 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Wilt


> Huh.. tomatoes have tubers to be stored?
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf Of Kitty
> > Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2004 9:26 AM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Wilt
> >
> > Chris,
> > First, be sure not to cut or break the tubers before storing, this can
> > lead
> > to rot.  If you must cut to fit in storage, let the cuts cure for 3
> days,
> > then store.  I have stored them successfully in slightly dampened
> > vermiculite (so they don't dry out) in a box in the garage.  I prefer
> to
> > remove soil that can cause rot or hide insects.  Store between 40 and
> 50
> > degrees.  Check once a month or so and remove any rotten ones or
> sprinkle
> > a
> > bit of water on the vermiculite if dry, but you don't want it wet.
> >
> > A Fine Gardening article says they should be stored with the soil on
> in
> > flats.  And a Garden Gate article suggest storage in peat moss in a
> > plastic
> > bag.  In any case you don't want them to dry out.
> >
> > Kitty
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: <Chris@widom-assoc.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2004 6:28 AM
> > Subject: [CHAT] Wilt
> >
> >
> > > Since last week was my first week back at school, I've been buried
> in
> > > paperwork and have been trying to keep my head above water in
> regards to
> > > e-mail!  No time to comment on anything, but I've enjoyed
> eavesdropping!
> > >
> > > I need advise about planting other plants where I've grown tomatoes
> that
> > had
> > > some sort of wilt, possibly bacterial. I had been using a small
> > vegetable
> > > plot, moving the tomato plants around from year to year.  The last
> two
> > years
> > > I've had crop failure. I plan to grow my tomatoes in a different
> garden
> > next
> > > year, but I 'm not sure what I can grow in the old plot. I was
> thinking
> > of
> > > putting some of my daylilies there.
> > >
> > > Does anyone have experience with the above?
> > >
> > > Chris
> > > Long Island, NY
> > > Zone 7a (Average min temp 50 - 00)
>
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