Tomato Plants
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tomatos

Zone 77619 | Anonymous added on May 7, 2017 | Answered

have grown tomatoes in the same place for over a decade, very good soil, always return plants to soil after season , fertilize organically, and use miracle grow time release granules sparingly. Last year I didn't have the bumper crop I usually do , but was fair. I use Bonnie plants purchased from Wal-M..... I did not find this problem addressed in common problems on internet. Please advise .

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    Downtoearthdigs
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    Answered on May 7, 2017

    This is blossom end rot.
    Here is an article that will help you.

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/tomato-blossom-rot.htm

    I would encourage you to use crop rotation in your garden.
    Every 3 years is the recommendation, to avoid soil born diseases.

    Here are some more articles that you may find informative.

    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/vgen/rotating-vegetables.htm
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/growing-tomatoes-guide.htm
    https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/edible/vegetables/tomato/tips-for-growing-tomatoes.htm

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