Building raised beds
Growing vegetables in containers
Managing pests and diseases
Fun & Games
Farmer's Market Game
Condiments and dressings
Member Since: 10/04/2010
this summer was my first time growing tomatoes. I bought a San Marsano plant at a farmers' market. the plant grew about 6 feet tall--but the first dozen started to rot on the bottom. I panicked and added blood meal to the soil. Then the following week, I bought a spray (calcium) made specifically for tomatoe rot.
Well, I later found out that I had attributed to the problem--I applied too much nitrogen via the blood meal. So, out of possibly 30 eatable tomatoes, we enjoyed maybe a dozen.
the plant has a lot of flowers still--i hid it indoors this weekend because there was a frost scare. I'll take it out this week and hope for the best.
I'm more educated now and will continue to check your site for advice on next year's crop.
Keeping Insect Pests Out of the Vegetable Garden
WesternGardener | May 4th, 2015
Backyard Fence Ideas
sarahsmith82110 | May 4th, 2015
cookinwithherbs | April 30th, 2015
Flame Weeding In Your Garden
sarahsmith82110 | April 28th, 2015
VegetableGardener.com and FineGardening.com are part ofthe Taunton Home and Garden Network
Taunton Home |
Books & Videos |
Contact Us |
Product recall information
Copyright Notice |
Taunton Guarantee |
User Agreement |
About Us |
Work for Us |
Contact Us |
Press Room | Customer Service
© 2015 The Taunton Press, Inc., Part of Taunton’s Women’s Network. All rights reserved.