Tough year for our tomatoes

moms_helper_2008July 27, 2012

The tomatoes aren't doing well. I battled blight since they were three feet high,,,I failed to tie them up properly waiting to do so the following weekend. During the week a storm came through with gusts of winds and blew over half of them down. This photo is after I properly tied them back up. The tomatoes are behind in producing due to very cold nights for over a month in the spring. So far they produced four ripe tomatoes. The plants do have a good amount of tomatoes on them though.

Peppers and onions did well, corn looks great and near ready for picking along with the cabbage and everything else.

My DeerScare is doing it's job. Going on eight weeks now and not one sign of deer.

Here is a link that might be useful: Fran's Garden

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
ncrealestateguy

Fran, beautiful onions!
I have found that one of the best ways to slow disease and insects is to not have any weeds in the garden. I got very busy with work this Spring, and the weeds in my garden are the worst they have ever been. And so is the disease and the insects, and the quality of my tomatoes.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2012 at 4:22PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
newyorkrita(z6b/7a LI NY)

That is a great looking garden. Your onions are awesome.

    Bookmark   July 27, 2012 at 6:39PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Supermarket Tomatoes 4
On 1-27-15 I planted 4 more seeds again from a supermarket...
garf_gw
Brandy Boy Contest -2015
I propose a "Brandy Boy Contest" for 2015...
hudson___wy
Plant Out Plans For--2015 Season
Who is getting ready for the big event : i.e, PLANT...
Seysonn_ 7b-WA/HZ1
Tomato clips
I'm thinking of using tomato clips this year. Tying...
carriehelene
The Color Of Tomato
Do you remember the movie called The Color Of Money...
Seysonn_ 7b-WA/HZ1
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™