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What's wrong with my tomato plant? :(

Posted: 07/05/2015 at 06:05

Lol. I'm the same with annuals and perennials, but one can't have too many flowers.  


What's wrong with my tomato plant? :(

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 23:15
Hi Blue Onion, the reason I only grow one plant is because one grafted cherry tomato plant grows to around 8ft tall and the same wide, and provides more than enough tomatoes for my family and also some friends.

What's wrong with my tomato plant? :(

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 23:12
KEF, my neighbour on the allotment says she has a few I can have She is always giving me stuff she has grown from seed.

What's wrong with my tomato plant? :(

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 19:34

Thanks Ceres and KEF.

It was gale force winds and rain when I took those pictures, so holding the phone still was a tad tricky.   

Its weird that you cannot see them Ceres, but thanks for the link, I've read though the thread, but still unsure.

I've just ordered another plant, but live in hope that these little spots are not fungal or early blight, but rather by overheating or sun scorch due to overhead watering. 

What's wrong with my tomato plant? :(

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 11:13

Could it be a fungal disease picked up at the allotment?  

Music in the Garden

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 10:52

Crikey WonkyWomble that hadn't even occurred to me, sirens, shouting and starlings?

I think I would invest in massive headphones and play Palestrina at ear splitting decibels.  

What's wrong with my tomato plant? :(

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 10:42

My grafted cherry tomato plant was doing great at home, but I went on holiday and so took it up the allotment into the greenhouse and my neighbour watered it for me.

Since then it has started showing signs of yellow spots on the leaves. I only grow one plant so very disappointed.

What is causing it and is there anything I can do make the plant healthy again, and ensure a good crop? Or should I just scrap it and start again?


Thanks in advantage.  

Music in the Garden

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 10:32

I listen to the birds and more recently the lambs, if the wind is in the right direction, the cows mooing. And if I'm in the end of the garden during the summer months I'll listen to the fish jumping over the putchers.
Music and gardening doesn't mix well for me. Music and housework, or music and driving now that's a different story.  

New allotment OMG...

Posted: 06/05/2015 at 10:16

Gardengirl, yes well remembered hubby had no interest whatsoever, but has come round to the idea. He has made it clear that he will be deciding what goes on his plot, which is fair enough as my style of gardening is what he calls 'prettified' and a little too girly for him, as I like to made things look pretty, because I like pretty things to look at when chillaxing with a glass of wine.
Although digging sticky heavy clay in the flipping gale force winds and rain this morning certainly wasn't girly.  


New allotment OMG...

Posted: 05/05/2015 at 17:38

So pleased you have a plot Gardengirl.
My hubby has just applied for one A half plot which is very close to mine, he wants a polytunnel on it.
Amazingly we have 4 plots available and no waiting list! 

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