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Re: tomato woes

Teresa-I had that problem every year. THIS year I planted mine in a 30
gallon trashcan and so far they've done beautifully. I do have to water them
religiously and add cow manure and fertilizer. had a few whiteflies, but so
far, no wilt.

Andrea H
Beaufort, SC

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tchessie" <tchessie@comcast.net>
To: "GardenChat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Monday, June 28, 2004 8:39 PM
Subject: [CHAT] tomato woes

> Well-
> I've tried antifungals, crop rotatation, resistant varieties, wishing and
> praying, but once again  I have wilt on 2 of my tomato plants (I always
> forget if it is fusarium or verticilium).  Either way, I ripped out one
> plant 2 weeks ago, today I ripped out my Sweet 100.  It, of course is
> with green tomatos (I picked all of the ripe and almost ripe ones and
> brought inside).  Bought killed me to yank it.  Is there anything that
> rid of this problem???  I'm seriously considering removing the soil and
> replacing it- except I wouldn't have a clue how much to remove or if this
> would be a backache in vain!  Of course, this is the BEST spot in the
> to grow tomatos (south wall, raised bed).  Rats!!
> Theresa
> Sac, CA
> P.S.  Thanks to David, Jesse, Kitty and Jim for chiming in on the
> snit.  Was too tired to bother, but happy someone did.
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