Saving Stressed Tomatoes

tomatofreak(Z9 Phx USA)July 21, 2012

I thought this article from MEN was too good not to share, especially right now when most tomato plants are trying hard to give up the ghost. Well, mine are. Is anyone vermicomposting?

Here is a link that might be useful: Saving stressed tomatoes

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Hi Tomatofreak..I use compost tea and that super thrive..have them shaded, but they are still just too hot..still getting some fruits..We have had a few overcast days and a bit cooler with same, they loved that..

    Bookmark   July 23, 2012 at 4:31PM
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tomatofreak(Z9 Phx USA)

I have three or four that may - I say *may* - make it through till fall. I'll give 'em a drink of Super Thrive and see if it helps. I've already lost several, two of which never even bloomed.

    Bookmark   July 23, 2012 at 4:40PM
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It's worth the try. Mine are also growing in almost pure compost, don't know if that's what's helping either, but we are some hotter down here and still getting some fruits. The Peppers are doing best, still picking those off and cooking or freezing them. I do like the Thrive and use it on everything. Still have nice looking petunias even (on the patio of course). I thrive weekly.

    Bookmark   July 23, 2012 at 5:27PM
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