Tomato Plants

Damage Done to Tomato Plants by Dog Urine

Dixienana added on July 26, 2015 | Answered

Can I correct the damage done to tomato plants by dog urine? My neighborhood has a few dogs that have been marking my tomato plants. I finally caught them in the act! I can prevent further damage, but what can I do to help the plants? Leaf curl, wilted looking and brown in just some places and the blossoms are turning brown. The plants had been decent producers until I noticed this happening in the last week. I appreciate your time and any advice you can give me!!! Thank you!!! Teresa Nashville, TN

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Answered on July 27, 2015

The only way to neutralize the urine is water.

Water the soil but be careful not to overwater your plants.

I also would treat the plants with Neem OIl. Since they sound stressed, it can invite insects and fungus. Neem Oil will help the plant from becoming a victim to these issues.

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