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Late blight: What does it look like?

Late blight: What does it look like? If your tomato crop failed miserably in the summer of 2009, take heart, you are not alone. Thousands of people faced the same disaster. And it doesn’t mean you’re a failure as a gardener. A widespread fungus disease called late blight caused the problem and cool, wet weather made it worse. How can you tell if your tomatoes more »

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Late blight: How do I fix it?

Late blight: How do I fix it? Late blight is a devastating fungus disease of tomatoes and potatoes. Our previous blog, Late blight: What does it look like?, showed you how to identify it. Here, we show you how to deal with it. Prevention is the best way to manage late blight. And knowing the life cycle of the fungus helps you figure out ways more »

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