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Greenhouse after tomato blight

Posted: 16/08/2012 at 20:25

Thanks for your advice everyone.  I've binned the plants already as the infection was really beginning to take hold and I'm sure it was blight as I lost my potatos a few weeks ago too (och well, always next year!).  I think it was my own fault though as I relied too heavily on the automatic vents which I had set wrongly and setup a water butt irrigation on a timer.  When I realised the leaves of the plants were soaking from condensation it was too late.  The louvre vents couldn't cope and I didn't check everyday this July but will next year.

I grew the plants in the greenhouse border, should I remove any of the soil or will a good airing and scrub of the greenhouse with the good old cider vinegar do?

On the upside, the brussels sprouts are looking good so far where the potatos were and my herbs are great!!

Greenhouse after tomato blight

Posted: 11/08/2012 at 15:20
Hello. First year of my greenhouse and my tomatoes have blight. It's on quite a few stems and I don't want to spray. Is it best to cut my losses and bin all the tomato plants (I've read infected material shouldn't be composed)? Can anyone recommend veg I can grow instead now and will the blight mean I can't grow tomatoes next year? I'm based in Ayrshire, Scotland. Thanks.
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Greenhouse after tomato blight

What can I plant now and will the blight affect next year's crop? 
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