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Tomatoes - I can't get enough of them. I grow most of my tomatoes in the greenhouse, as growing them outside increases the risk of them getting tomato blight. Sadly, tomato blight thrives in the warm, wet summers we've had recently.So far this year
The temperature and humidity levels in my garden in the last few weeks have made for ideal blight weather. Blight (Phytopthora infestans) is a fungal disease which thrives in warm, damp conditions. My garden has been so humid; if it wasn't raining
I'm in a quandary over what to do about potato blight (Phytophthora infestans), a fungal infection that causes foliage to develop dark patches and can result in the rotting of the tubers. We didn't seem to suffer from it at all on my last plot
Hi All Can anybody recomend a good blight resistant Late potato to grow for storagr over winter. Yet again I have got blight on the tops this year as Monty Don suggested in Gardeners World a couple of weeks ago I cut off the tops and we are eating
with the wettest summer for years i had problems with potato blight and grown my seed potatoes in containers\bags and would it be ok to us the same bags for next years crop or advisable to wash them out before planting.
We have an outbreak of potato blight at the allotment. If we spoary with bordeaux mixture now and it rains in a couple of days - wouold we need to spray again after bearing in mind that the mixture might have had time to dry on the plants by then
After just watching Gardeners' World this evening I wanted to say that I have lost several mature box hedges this summer - in the last 4 weeks - blight took them suddenly within a week. Is there any way of protecting them?
Caused by the same fungus responsible for tomato blight, potato blight causes the leaves to develop dark patches, starting at the edges. In humid conditions a white fungus appears around the marks. The infection then travels down the plant
I tweeted Thompson & Morgan with a picture of my potatos as I thought they may have blight. They tweeted back saying it looked like the start of it and to try something called bordeaux spray. Can anyone tell me if this is worth the cost i.e does
Hi, I have planted up two box parterre and a bed of box balls. I followed all guides and did not scrimp on planting e.g grit compost bone meal. After looking healthy for 3months they have suddenly taken a turn for the worst. I suspect blight after