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Saturday, April 14, 2012

Bottom Water! Just Killed 75 Tomatoes

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Well wouldn't you know I forgot to bottom water my transplant tomatoes. I put about 120 transplants into cups and into holding containers. For no reason but forgetting, I just watered them from the top. What happened... 75 dead tomatoes from 'damping off' disease.

How should I have done it. I should have filled the tray they were in with water and let it absorb up the cups from the bottom.

How do I know this would have worked... the third batch of tomatoes were watered properly and they look great.

Morale... woops.