Frank

Hello how do I get rid of Damping off disease can't find Cheshunt Compound any more regards Frank
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On 5/20/11 7:59 AM, pauncho wrote:

Damping off generally affects seedlings and cuttings. I use a half-and-half mix of coarse sand and peat moss with NO added nutrients. The mix drains exceptionally well, so it's not soggy. It readily admits oxygen, and it's slightly acidic. All of these help prevent and even combate damping off.
Added nutrients promote fungus and rot. Damping off is a fungus. I don't add any nutrients for seedlings until I see leaves beyond the initial seed leaves. (But see my <http://www.rossde.com/garden/garden_start_seeds.html .) I don't addnutrients to cuttings until they are repotted after being well rooted.
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Hello David thanks for your reply. Yes I do all that you have said I think that this has come from an outside source, Tomato plants I think, the spores must be airborne because it has infected other nearby seedlings. I am looking for a quick method to hopefully stop the spread to existing seedlings best regards Frank 'David E. Ross[_2_ Wrote:

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