hi everyone, i am a new member so hello to all! this year i didn't d
tomatoes as i had a bad experience with blight a while back. however
would like to try again and wondered if anyone could help with th
following, how to control blight and as i am in a northern climate ca
you suggest hardy varieties that would stand up to being grown outsid
in a chillier climate! thanx iz
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hi everyone, i am a new member so hello to all! this year i didn't do
tomatoes as i had a bad experience with blight a while back. howeve
would like to try again and wondered if anyone could help with the
following, how to control blight and as i am in a northern climat
you suggest hardy varieties that would stand up to being grow
in a chillier climate! thanx izi-
What northern climate?
There's real variability in northern climates.
my mother lives in northern ontario, canada and the varities she has
grown is early girl, better boy and beefsteak.
for blight u might try putting a good layer of newspapers around th
base of your tomato plants--not right up to the stalks though--then us
a mulch of
straw or whatever u might have on hand.
good luck with your tomatoes. cyaaaaaaa, sockiescat:)
Tomatoes are warm/hot season plants, if it is too cold they just won't grow,
although they won't fruit well if it is too hot I doubt that will be a
Izi this is an international forum, I would guess most of us haven't been to
Northern Ireland so how about filling in some details about the conditions.
How many months of summer do you get without any frost or freezing?
What would be the typical overnight minimum and daily maximum temperature
during that period?
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