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Re: Wilt


Theresa, I'm glad solarization is doing the job for you.  I figured it would
work well in California.  Normally this method is only employed in summer,
for a couple of months, I don't know if it is advised for use over winter.
Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Theresa" <tchessie@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, September 12, 2004 4:42 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Wilt


> The one section of my garden has been solarizing for a couple months
> now.  The weed that was growing there is long dead and appears to be
> disintegrating.  So I'm taking that as a good sign.  After all the other
> tomatos are done, I plan to solarize the entire garden until next
> spring.  We'll see how it does.  It was a post by Kitty that gave me all
> the details about the solarizing process and specs on plastic etc.
>
> Theresa
>
> Donna wrote:
>
> >There was a discussion about this back in the spring when Theresa had
> >this problem. I am sure Kitty has all the info right on her keyboard :)
> >
> >You could check the archives....
> >http://www.hort.net/lists/gardenchat/jun04/msg01402.html
> >
> >As the thread started there I believe, June 28th.
> >
> >Theresa was going to try it, so I guess this would be a good time for an
> >update from her....
> >
> >Not so sure I would plant my prize plants in that location.....without
> >doing something and testing first.
> >
> >Donna
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >>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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