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My Squash and Tomato Blossoms Are Falling Off Before Fruits Are Formed, Why?

colleen added on April 17, 2011 | Answered

I have several other vegetables planted as well in raised beds. This is happening to my tomatoes and peppers also. I water once daily around 4 pm until the ground is good and saturated. My soil is a mixture of jungle grow, cow manure and peat. Everything gets full sun all day long here in Florida. What should I do?

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Heather
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Answered on April 21, 2011

With the squash, this is a common thing early in the season. This article has more information:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/squash/squash-blossoms-falling-off-vine.htm

For your tomatoes, several things can cause this. This article will help you pinpoint what it is on your plants and how to correct it:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/tomato-blossoms-no-tomatoes.htm

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