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RE: tomato disease

  • Subject: RE: tomato disease
  • From: "Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI" <cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil>
  • Date: Mon, 6 Jul 2009 10:47:18 -0700

That's a good article, thanks for the link. I haven't pruned tomatoes in
the past because I thought I needed all the leaf surface I could get to
prevent sunscald, but I'm going to read this a couple times and see if I
can't improve production a bit.

Cyndi


-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of Kitty
Sent: Friday, July 03, 2009 11:56 AM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] tomato disease

Speaking of tomatoes, I got this in my FG newsletter:

http://www.finegardening.com/how-to/articles/pruning-tomatoes.aspx


Kitty
neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, July 03, 2009 11:07 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] tomato disease


> Scary.  I'll keep my fingers crossed.
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Daryl" <dp2413@comcast.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Friday, July 03, 2009 9:36 AM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] tomato disease
>
>
>> Cloudy, cool and misty is the perfect set-up for late blight. About a
>> decade
>> ago, when I was working for Extension, we left for the 4th of July
>> holiday.
>> Everything was fine - just the normal bugs. It started drizzling the
next
>> day, and when we got back to work, the phones were ringing off the
hook.
>> Farmers were crying as they called in and said it looked like
somebody
>> had
>> poured hot used motor oil on their fields. Everything was wiped out
in a
>> matter of days.
>>
>> d
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
>> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
>> Sent: Friday, July 03, 2009 10:13 AM
>> Subject: Re: [CHAT] tomato disease
>>
>>
>>> Interesting article Donna; it does sound serious.  I'm not in the
area
>>> mentioned and all 4 of my plants I started from seed, so I think I'm
>>> good.
>>> I've got lots of green tomatoes on them now, just it itching for
them to
>>> turn red.
>>>
>>> We had nice weather through spring, then a sudden spate of 90s ten
days
>>> ago and now a sudden downturn in temps to 70s, but expected to go
back
>>> into 80s today.  It's been cloudy while cool and they keep talking
rain,
>>> but we only seem to get mists and tiny sprinklings.  When it was so
hot
>>> I
>>> was too busy to water anything other than those plants in desperate
>>> need.
>>> But now, w the 3 day weekend I'm giving everything a good long
drink.
>>>
>>> Kitty
>>> neIN, Zone 5
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Donna" <gossiper@sbcglobal.net>
>>> To: "gardenchat list" <gardenchat@hort.net>
>>> Sent: Friday, July 03, 2009 7:31 AM
>>> Subject: [CHAT] tomato disease
>>>
>>>
>>>> Seen this article on tomatoes this morning and thought some may be
>>>> interested
>>>> in it.  Guessing I should go out and check mine.  DH has been in
charge
>>>> since
>>>> my mother had surgery on Tuesday as there isn't any daylight time
>>>> between
>>>> work
>>>> and visiting her.
>>>>
>>>>
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20090703/ap_on_bi_ge/us_farm_scene_late_bligh
t
>>>>
>>>> Hoping everyone has a great holiday and enjoys some BBQ.
>>>>
>>>> Donna
>>>>
>>>>
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