About 95% of the 800 blogs at this site related to old houses, but today, I have a gardening emergency and I’m asking for some help.
My formerly lush, verdant and robust tomato plants are dying at an alarming rate, and I’ve no idea what’s wrong with them. They’ve been watered, treated with tender solicitude, fertilized with fish emulsion, bathed in soft words gently spoken and watched over with much approbation.
And yet, they’re literally withering on the vine. I’d be grateful for any insights on what’s happening. My lone theory is that the strong heat (95+ temps) several days in a row puta hurting on them, despite the adequate watering.
Thanks for any insights.
In fact, I am not growing tobacco but tomatoes. They don't look too good and I wish I knew what was wrong. Whatever this is, came upon them in a great hurry, and turned the leaves from lush green to dead brown - fast.
Close up of the leaves. The plants (three of them) are covered with these burned-up looking brown leaves.
And what's really odd is that the trunks have turned brown! Before, they were deep green.
Several of the tomatoes have these tiny spots.
And some of the tomatoes look much worse!
At first, we thought it was a fungus in the soil, but I've planted two "container" tomatoes (on my deck now) in the same soil, and they're thriving.
I'd be grateful for any ideas, because this is pretty sad.
So, what is eating Tommy Tomato? 🙁
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