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Lines around tomato top and a split (photos) 
Some of my tomatoes have little lines all around the tomato top and another tomato has a slit /split. Can anyone suggest why is this happening? …

Something is eating our green tomatoes 
We are not new gardeners, been doing so for 70 years. Our plants are very healthy looking. went out to check, it looks like worms have been eating the …

Black dirt around tomato plants 
The dirt around several of my tomato plants is turning black. The tomato plants look great and so do my tomatoes. I was just worried that it will eventually …

Anyone know what these tomato bumps are? 
I have this tomato plant which is huge and just has this one tomato on it so far. It's growing strange. Can anyone tell me what the strange bumps are? …

Young tomato plant - milky substance on branch 
This morning I found on one of my young tomatoe plants ("Better Boy, about 16 inches tall and looking healthy) a white milky substance on the underside …

Tomatoes with cracks or tracks all over them 
I have large tomatoes but they are getting a brown tracking all over the fruit also some are cracking. Anyone know what might be causing this? Thanks …

Tomato Stink Bug Problem 
Stink bugs have invaded my tomato garden. I have been spraying them with soap and water. It works for awhile, but they return. I'm just wondering …

Question about Blossom End Rot - Photos 
Is there a chemical preventative measure one can take with "Blossom-End Rot" disease? And, why does this disease take place in the tomato?

All My San Marzano Tomatoes are the size of Grape tomatoes and turning red 
I purchased my seeds from my local Lowes Store,the seeds came from seed of change. I took 5 pks. to a farmer friend and asked him to start them in his …

Black growth inside Roma tomatoes 
Only in my Roma shaped tomatoes I'm having this problem. No sign of problem on the outside of the fruit, but in every tomato there is a hard, black growth. …

Tomatoes planted in pasture are sick 
I recently started an organic garden in Mid-Missouri. The land was previously pasture for cattle. I planted half of my tomatoes in this new garden …

Rain Washed Away Septoria Treatment on Tomatoes 
I treated the septoria on my tomato plants with a fungicide containing chlorothalonil yesterday and all of a sudden an unexpected thunderstorm came up …

Powdery substance on soil around tomato plants 
My tomato plants are not in the ground yet. they are in peat pots. I notice a white powdery substance on the soil of the dirt. is this damaging to the …

Hydroponic tomatoes - multiple harvests? 
I am trying to grow tomato using the hydroponic, I want the tomatoes to be harvested more than once. Is this possible? Thanks for your reply.

Tomato stem covered with bumps 
The main stem of my tomato plant has bumps up and down the stem. Looks like there is something inside these bumps. What is this and how can I get rid …

Tomato disease in Australia 
Nearly all my tomato plants are showing signs of disease and I was at a loss as to why. Last year was the first year that I grew tomatoes in Perth Australia …

Tomatoes grow, thrive, then wilt, turn yellow and die 
I had this issue w/ Tomatillos and now found it on my tomatoes. My tomatoes grow, thrive, and then they wilt, turn yellow and die. The stem splits …

Tomato plant leaves browning at tip and edges  
Hi, I am planting tomato in container size 6 gallon, however noticed that one of it the leaves are turning brown at the tip and also edges. It all started …

Big Boy Tomatoes have Yellow Spots 
Some of my Big Boy tomatoes are ripening with yellow spots/streaks and are very soft. What might be wrong?

Bottom of every tomato is soft and mushy 
I have a medium sized Early Girl tomato plant. It has been in the triple digits here every day for over a week, so I water every day. I deep water at the …

Tomato leaves turning black and curling 
Both of my tomato plants have leaves turning black and are curling. Anyone know what the problem might be and and how I can correct it? Thanks.

Tomato blossoms turning brown - no tomatoes 
I have some brandywine and 2 unidentified varieties of heirloom tomatoes (the local grower didn't know their variety) as well as some cherries that reseeed …

Orange spider-like bugs on tomatoes 
I have orange spider-like bugs with black legs on my tomatoes. How do I get rid of them?

Tomato sprouting from the inside 
I cut into a tomato I bought at the health food store and it was sprouting from the inside. I have never seen anything like this. Has anyone else encountered …

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Tomato leaves are curling and turning brown 
The tomato plant looks great but its leaves are curling and then the leaves turn brown. What could you advise us to do? Also what is wrong with them? …

Bottom of tomato rots 
Hi there, I am having the same problems in my tomatoes as I had last year. I do not have a garden, but I have lots of balcony pots of tomatoes. …

Tomato foliage is being eaten 
The foliage ie. the green portion of the leaf is being eaten. What ever is doing it is leaving the stem portion of the leaf is not touched. The only plant …

Stems and leaves turn brown and wither overnight 
I have four plants, two different varieties and they all exhibit this issue. Temperatures range from 73 F to 96 F. Plants are watered three times per …

Tomatoes stopped growing 
Most of our tomato plants are in a cedar raised bed. They were bought in pots and were about 2 feet tall when we transplanted them. We used very good moisture …

Roma tomatos turning black 
Bottom of my romas turning black, what can I do to cure it. and what causes it?????

Tomato sucking bug 
These are the bugs that are ruining my ripe tomatoes...bites and sucks them dry! What should I use on them?

Never before seen type of tomato bug 
I just started my tomatoes, and they came from boses tech school that my son goes to. These plants are about 11-inches tall and the leaves are being …

These bugs are all over my tomato plant.  
What are they called and are they "friend" or "foe"?

Can you tell from photos if early blight? 
About 1/4 of our tomato plants had leaf symptoms starting about a week ago. They are watered well, maybe some temp flux, but nothing too bad. Hard …

White/brown areas on my 6 inch early girl tomato starts 
The tops of my young early girl tomato plant leaves have white/brown areas on them. Not sure what is causing this or what I should do about it? The starts …

Tomato stalks breaking at the soil line 
I have alot of volunteer tomatoes that came up in my greenhouse from last year's seeds dropped. The plants are very vigorous and I plan to keep some …

Chlorosis Tomato Disease 
I believe I have the Chlorosis virus infecting my tomato plants. This was due to my growing cabbage in with the toms -- this started the whitefly. I found …

Translucent Tapioca-Sized Balls in Soil 
Removed my tomato plants as a season-end event. Discovered an anomaly in the soil that concerns me. I am using 20 gallon, top of the ground, containers. …

San Marzano Tomato Problem 
I've included a picture of my San Marzano tomato. The top of the fruit has this problem; the rest of the fruit is perfect, but I have no idea what the …

Tomato dots 
I have little black dots on the skin of my tomatoes. They don't go through the skin. The tomatoes are fine except for the dots. They are in containers …

Texas Drought - Cracking Tomatoes 
I've been watering the tomatoes every day because it's so dry and hot. I live in Texas and we're in the middle of a drought. I didn't get them planted …

Too Much Rain - Tomato Plants Drooping 
We just had 3 days of heavy rain but today it's sunny. My tomato plants are wilting and droopy. Could it be too much water?

Tomato leaves shrinking, curling - pictures 
Something is going on with my tomatoes this year. The problem starts at the top of the plant and progresses down. The leaves shrink, curl slightly in, …

Tomato Gray Beetles are Stripping the Leaves 
We have had no rain for three weeks. Last year I had these gray bettles strip the leaves on my tomato plants. So this year I have them back again!!! …

Low Tomato Yield 
My tomato plant (Early Girl, i think) is not yielding fruit. The blossoms open up and then shrivel and fall off. The weather has been quite hot and dry …

Something's taking large bites out of my tomatoes 
75% of my tomatoes seem to get partially eaten after they turn red. Whatever it is, it doesn't touch the green ones, only the ripe ones. It takes an …

Hard Tomatoes and Won't Ripen 
My tomatoes are very hard and will not ripen. What could be the problem?

White "hairs" on stems 
My tomato plant has white "hairs" on the main stem, and only one small tomato on the huge vine. What are these hairs and do I need to get rid of the vine?? …

Tomato plant leaves are drying out 
I live in Michigan. I had planted some tomato plants which were coming up real good and also had started flowering. I added some cow manure to them. From …

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7-ft Healthy Big Boy Plants -- No Fruits 
Large very tall big boy planted in April 2011 still green an very healthy but NO FRUIT. Should I pull them up? Baton rouge La. Very hot here it has been …

Need help identifying - is this a tomato plant? 
Is this a tomato plant? The stem is red. Thanks. Jaris

Lots of blooms but no tomatoes 
Big, beautiful healthy tomato plants with blooms but not one tomato. Have sprayed with hormones. Still no luck. Any ideas?

Tomato plant leaves growing yellowing and dying 
Ok it started on the bottom with the end of the leaves turning yellow then growing and curling and dying on the edges. I am a organic Gardner and I have …

Sudden Disease in Thriving Plants - White Spots 
I've grown tomatoes for about 20 years. For the past 4 years, just about this time of year as the plants are thriving and the fruit has set, they get …

No blossoms no tomatoes 
I have had my tomato plant for about 2 months and it's big and healthy with no blossoms. What's wrong?

Tomato problem (I think possibly virus or bacteria) 
One month ago in some tomatoes (less than 1%), the upper and young stems and leaves started to have spots and turning into a purple/grayish color. You …

Septoria Blight 
I have had a small garden for 12 years now. My problem is with my tomatoes. The last 4 years I have had this septoria blight problem. Let me tell you what …

Growing Tomatoes in 100 Plus Temperatures 
Once plants stop producing tomatoes due to high temperatures, do I prune the plants back until fall or allow to keep growing taller with flowers but no …

Tomato blossom-end rot question 
I have an odd occurrence. I have an Early Girl and a Better Boy planted in a very large container/pot. So, both have the same soil, moisture, sun, food, …

Cracking Tomatoes 
I have tomato plants in 5-gal. buckets. Producing some nice tomatoes and beautiful plants but the fruit seems to have splits and cracks. Am I over watering? …

Beefmaster Tomato Plant Problem...Help! 
I am a novice gardener trying my hand for the first time growing tomatoes and have a problem with my Beefmaster plant. Please take a look at the two …

Too Much Fertilizer? 
My tomatoes are wilting early in the morning before the sun hits them, they also have small green tomatoes on them and the bottom of them are turning black. …

Diseased Tomatoes EVERY YEAR!! 
For 3 years, maybe 4?, I've had a problem with my tomato plants. For sure, they have a disease, but I don't know which one. I described my problem …

Black Beetles on Tomatoes 
I have these little black beetles all over my tomatoes. They are smaller than a lady bug and have 4 tiny yellow spots, can anyone advise me as to what …

Gray Tomato Plants 
One of my tomato plants has turned completely gray. This doesn't seem to fit the description of any of the diseases mentioned on your website; should …

Agressive Plant Growth - Few Tomatoes 
I prepped my greenhouse dirt that had little or no organic material with a bag of Miracle Grow potting soil. Initially, all the plants grew well …

Tomato Plants have Root Nodes 
Hi! I have eight tomato plants. Most of them are really healthy. One of them that is planted in a very large pot I notice some strange look things on the …

Hard Grey Marks on Bottom of Tomatoes  
Does any one know why I have hard grey marks on bottom of tomatoes that were not touching the ground. It seems to be on a couple of types but not the whole …

Hard core center 
Early Girl.......blossom end is yellow, rest of the tomato is red and ripe, but with a very hard core center. What could be the cause?

How to treat gray leaf spot 
I think my problem may be gray leaf spot. I am using Neem oil, but it doesn't seem to be helping. Is there a better fungicide for this problem?

Mushrooms and soil fungi around tomato plants 
I have quite a few tomato plants in my greenhouse. I just noticed thereare mushrooms and a layer of white fungus growing at the base of some of the plants. …

Every tomato develops a dark spot 
We have a 5' tomato plant, but each tomato that gets to be about 1" big, gets a dark spot on it and goes bad. My plant is in a pot and gets watered every …

Yellow leaves at the bottom of tomato plant.  
On a few of my plants, the bottom leave are turning yellow. What should I do?

My better boy tomatoes were thriving, but now the blooms shrivel 
I planted 2 better boy plants in a single large container. They started out great! I had blooms that turned into tomatoes and more blooms formed that …

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Tomatoes rotting on bottom 
All the lower leaves on my tomato plants started turning yellow, and spotted. When the tomatoes started coming in the bottoms are rotted. What causes this? …

Tomato blooms dropping off -- see pictures 
I have a problem with my tomato plants, the little yellow blooms are falling off and the joint so it does not even have a chance of growing the fruit!! …

Better Boy Tomato Plant - Blooms, No Fruit 
My better boy tomato plants are growing fine; they produce blooms, but few of the blooms produce fruit. The fruit that is produced is small and often …

Tiny Black Beetles on my Tomatoes 
I discovered tiny black beetles with white markings on top on my tomato plants. They are only about 3mm long. They are very attractive beetles but I feel …

Blossoms falling off 
The tomatoes were planted about 4 weeks ago and have produced many flowers. However, the flowers turn brown and fall off. I have inspected it with …

Why are my tomatoes growing so slow? 
My tomato plants are growing very slowly. There are not many leaves; I just noticed three little buds but all in all they are sad looking. This is the …

Tomato Wilt 
I have 1 better boy out of 8 plants that wilts during the day yet looks just as healthy as the other 7 at night. I have grown tomatoes almost 40 years …

Curling, drooping leaves 
I have two tomato plants in containers on our sunny deck. I have been watering them (maybe too much?) and today one of them has curling, drooping leaves. …

Tomatoes Have Black Spots in Center 
A local grower who used his high tunnel for the first time this past summer told me his tomatoes were un-sellable because, although they looked fine on …

Tomatoes changing color when small 
I have a beefmaster tomato plant and one of the tomatoes is about 1/2 - 1 inch in diameter and has started changing color. I know the beefmaster variety …

Leaves are curling and blossoms dropping off 
We planted a tomato in a Topsy Turvy bag and its been growing well and producing well but for the last week or so it's leaves are starting to curl and …

Huge Big Boy Plant, but no Tomatoes 
My Big Boy tomato plant is bushy and huge, but I have no tomato blossoms. It's the first week of May and nothing. Did I use too much fertilizer or what? …

Seedlings fell over  
This morning one of my tomato seedlings was doing fine then about an hour later one of them fell over for some reason, I don't know if its because the …

Hard Brown Spots on San Marzano Tomatoes Not rated yet
We are growing San Marzanos for the first time this year in Massachusetts. This past week we noticed that many of the branches are dying off, and most …

Tomatoes have possible Anthracnose disease Not rated yet
I first noticed it on a ripened cherry tomato that I picked. A Small yellow blemish that was indented and seemed to be softer than the rest of the tomato. …

Bugs destroying my tomatoes!  Not rated yet
I have several large beetles on each tomato plant. The leaves started developing dark spots, then turn yellow and die off. Today I noticed all the bugs …

Tomato issues with brown spots and wilting plants Not rated yet
I think we may have several things going on with our tomatoes. First there are brown spots on some of the green tomatoes. The plant seems "wilted" even …

Tomatoes cracking in Texas Not rated yet
I have always had awesome tomatoes. I live in the Tomatoes are cracking at top and making a circular cracking track all the way down the tomato. North …

What is this fungal ball at base of tomato plant? Not rated yet
I have a Roma tomato plant with a fungal ball surrounding the base of the plant. It is beige in color, soft to the touch and bleeds a translucent orange …

All Leaves Withered and Turned Brown Not rated yet
Over night all my tomato plants leaves withered and turned brown. 3 days ago i cut the grass and checked the plants for fruit and we had 3 days of rain …

Curling, yellow tomato plants Not rated yet
All of my tomato plants of all different types are having major issues. All of the leaves look to be curled and some leaves have now started turning …

Better boy tomato flowers are falling off before they bloom Not rated yet
I was looking at my better boy tomato plants the other day and I noticed that some of the flowers were turning yellow before they bloomed and not producing …

Identifying holes in tomato plant stems Not rated yet
Some of my tomato plants have holes in the stem, obviously caused by an insect. Any idea what kind of insect this is and how I should treat it? Thanks! …

Brandywine Leaves turning yellow, then brown and falling off Not rated yet
We ordered Heirloom Brandywine tomatoes from Michigan Bulb company, planted them as soon as the threat of frost was gone. Now every single one of them …

Need help identifying spots on plants Not rated yet
I'm new to gardening and I recently noticed that almost all of my vegetable plants have small cream or brown spots on them. I have noticed the spots …

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Tomato plant stems have white fungus Not rated yet
I have 12 tomato plants and the stems have some kind of fungus growing on them. It looks like white and thick hair. They don't seem to be growing very …

Too Windy to Grow Tomatoes? Not rated yet
The upper leaves are curling and the lowers are dying. I have 50 plants and they are not producing. The wind blows like crazy. I have added phosphorus …

Falling tomato blossoms Not rated yet
My tomatoes appear very healthy. They have been flowering for the past month but there has been no fruit as the flowers are falling off. What can I …

Tomato leaves turning creamy white Not rated yet
Planted out my toms outside a week ago. Leaves are beginning to turn creamy white patches on every leaf. They are planted in compost and horse manure …

Tomato Plants Turning Yellow from Top Down Not rated yet
Started maters from seed and were doing great! Transplanted them to bigger cups and was doing fine but all of a sudden plants stop growing and started …

Hydroponic Tomato Branch Curling Not rated yet
I'm growing determinate tomatoes hydroponically and seeing severe branch curling and twisting --especially on new growth, and almost very spindly-like. …

Top third of tomato turns yellow and doesn't ripen Not rated yet
Plants do well and tomatoes do well until starting to ripen. Bottom two thirds of tomato ripens well. Top third of tomato turns yellow and doesn't ripen. …

Burnt tomato tops  Not rated yet
Can I use a side shoot as the main shoot of my tomatoes and cut the burnt main shoot off? Thanks, Keith

Tomato leaves turning rust color, shriveling Not rated yet
I would really appreciate anyone's advice or help in diagnosing an obvious disease that has damaged my tomato plants. If I can't find the problem it makes …

White bumps on Tomato Leaves Not rated yet
Leaves midway up the plant have white raised bumps that appear on the leaves of the tomato plant. The lower leaves turn yellow, brown, whither and …

First tomatoes are 4 feet' off the ground?? Not rated yet
Planted 12 tomato plants, 6 big boy and 6 early girls. At this time they are all staked, looking good but simply wondering why my first tomatoes form 4-ft …

Tomato blooms are dying Not rated yet
Tomato blooms are dying, still I cant understand, because it was shaken too much? Its growing in coco coir pot with nutrients. Thank you

Tomato Tops Turning Yellow Not rated yet
My tomatoes are healthy but the tops are turning yellow. The tops are healthy. I have tennis ball- sized tomatoes ... maybe top much fertilizer or water, …

Large scaly patches on tomato  Not rated yet
The stalks are brown and the leaves are yellowing, with scaly spots on the tomato. Anyone have an idea what the problem with my tomatoes is? Thanks …

Yellow streaking on top of tomatos Not rated yet
I'm growing several different tomato varieties and all are yellow on top and stay orange, never really turning red. Anyone know what could cause the …

Cherry tomato plants-leaf stems curling up Not rated yet
The leaf stems of my sweet 100's are curling up. This is not leaf curl, this is the leaf stem including the leaves, curling up from tip of leaf stem to …

White bugs eating tomato plant roots Not rated yet
We plant a vegetable garden every year, and the last several years. our tomato plants will get so high, and then they start wilting and dying. Eventually, …

Beef master survival after late transplant Not rated yet
My friend moved and gave me his tomato plants already 3 feet tall and bushy. They are taller than their cages. After transplant in June they are wilting. …

2 weeks in ground, tomato starts, not much growth Not rated yet
My two starter tomato plants were planted two weeks ago, and not much growth, and bottom leafs are turning yellow. They are planted in a raised bed. …

Tomato Plants turning Yellow then Dying Not rated yet
I now have 5 of my 19 tomato plants turning yellow. They have only been in the ground a month--the healthy ones with blossoms, but no fruit yet. …

Bottom of Tomato Turning Brown Not rated yet
I have Early Girl tomatoes that are turning red. They look healthy but the bottom portion turns brown. They do not appear to be soft or rotten inthe brown …

Tomato plant disease - turning yellow Not rated yet
I am a novice gardener. Got tomato seedlings this year from a friend, have been growing very well, but all of a sudden the new leaves and leaf parts closest …

When to plant tomatoes in Nashville Not rated yet
I am starting my second year of gardening. I have tomato plants started in my house and they are 3 inches tall. When should I transfer then into my …

Tomato seedlings are falling over Not rated yet
My seed have come up and each plant has two leaves. Now some of them are falling over and the others do not seem to be growing. They are just staying the …

Tomato leaves with white squiggles Not rated yet
On a few leaves of every tomato plant there are white "squiggles" which look like someone has drawn wavy lines with a white pen. What is this, and …

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Tomato plants froze  Not rated yet
We had already planted our tomatoes and peppers and it came a freeze...we covered, but they still got nipped off...the stems are still green and firm...the …

White Powdery Mildew on Tomato Plants Not rated yet
I am gardening for the first time and, up until today, my tomato plants have been doing great, over 7 ft tall and getting flowers like crazy. I walked …

Tomato plant fungus or deficiency? Not rated yet
My daughter is growing cherry tomatoes indoors with magnets for a science fair experiment. Most of the plants have leaves that are turning yellow and …

Tomato seedlings dying from grocery store tomato Not rated yet
I found a nice big "slicing tomato" at the supermarket. I sliced it open and removed about 50 seed's. I didn't dry them, I simply planted them in peat …

San Marzano Tomatoes have Center Rot Not rated yet
Hi GrowGardenTomtoes: First year growing San Marzanos. While every one is perfect on the outside, the insides have a rotten center. Any ideas? …

Red and White tomatoes Not rated yet
We have two plants that we water daily. Some are perfect and others are White and red, what are we doing wrong?

Mushy, soft tomatoes Not rated yet
I grow tomatoes in a green house, in pots. Most of them seem to get mushy and soft just about the time they are getting ripe, which is really frustrating. …

Tomatoes with cracks or tracks Not rated yet
My tomatoes have cracks that spiral around the fruit and sometimes break through to the skin. They often have ants crawling all over them, but I don't …

My tomatoes have no flowers on stems only forming on top of plant Not rated yet
I have three varieties Of tomato in my greenhouse Alacante, Harbinger, and Golden Sunrise. This year in all cases they have stong growth but no flowers …

Possible spider mites on tomato leaves Not rated yet
Beginning as organically dirt started tomato seedlings, I transplanted them to an ebb and flow hydroponic system, where they quickly out grew the system. …

Winding ring scar on tomatoes Not rated yet
My first two tomatoes that are just starting to ripen have a white scar starting at the stem and circling down around the fruit a few times. Appear …

My Roma tomatoes are turning from green to brown Not rated yet
My Roma tomatoes are turning from green to brown from the top of the fruit and spreading evenly downwards to the tip, the brown part being softer than …

Burned tomatoes with fertilizer Not rated yet
I put too much bone meal on my tomatoes when I planted them and they lost all their leaves. The stems are still green and they are heat resistant fall …

Tomatos have large rotten spots Not rated yet
My tomato plants have a dark split spot as soon as they start to ripen. What is wrong with my tomatoes?

When best to pick juliet tomatoes Not rated yet
My juliets are starting to take off with their fruit, but, being a novice farmer (first garden ever) I am not sure when it is best to start picking them …

Tomato is black and full of holes; yellow spotted beetle on plant Not rated yet
I walked out to my garden this morning to find this! Only one affected tomato so far, and I did not get the greatest photo... but it seems to be turning …

whole tomato plant dying - next door tomato plants okay . . . for now - What is happening Not rated yet
Whole tomato plant dying by simply wilting quite quickly and no other symptoms - close tomato plants okay . . . for now - What is happening? Thank you. …

New Leaves Curling and Turning Yellow (photos) Not rated yet
My tomato plant's leaves at the growing end curl downwards and become yellow. Do you know what could be causing this? Thank you.

Something is eating my tomatoes  Not rated yet
I have large holes in my tomatoes with little black spots around. What could be eating my tomatoes and are the black spots related?

Roma Tomato is black/rotten on bottom Not rated yet
All my Roma tomato's look like they are burnt on the bottom. Can anyone tell me what might be causing this?

Worm like tracks on tomato leaves Not rated yet
I live in Guam and am having a problem (not just with my tomato plants, but I will stick to the theme) with these little worm like tracks appearing on …

Whitish, translucent patches on tomatoes Not rated yet
Some of my seemingly exceptionally healthy (considering unusual East Tenn. weather conditions bordering on drought)tomatoes have developed this problem. …

Skim milk for powdery mildew? Not rated yet
Powdery mildew went through my entire garden plot---cucumbers, toms, and watermelon. Does skim milk (10-to-20% ratio to water) work to inhibit the mildew? …

Grayish-white beetle on tomatoes Not rated yet
I live outside Austin, TX. I am growing upside down tomatoes. they were doing great, until the triple-digit temps hit this week, and my housesitter wasn't …

Scorpion-looking bugs on my tomato plants Not rated yet
I have scorpion looking bugs in my tomato plants. They fly when I touch the plant. My plants have lost all of the botom leaves but some of the leaves are …

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Wilting tomato leaves and stems - photos Not rated yet
This plant looked the picture of health 24 hours ago and now it looks like it's going to die. Some stems and blooms are fine, but others are looking bad. …

Small holes all over tomato plant leaves Not rated yet
My tomato plants, which are 2 to 3 feet high and are beginning to blossom, are developing small holes all over the leaves. I also found one leaf with small …

Heart shaped purple cherokee tomatoes Not rated yet
My purple Cherokee heirloom tomatoes are growing heart shaped, not round. Is this a nutrient issue?

Moneymaker Tomatoes - Healthy but No Fruits Not rated yet
I seem to have plenty of trusses and good healthy leaves, but no fruit. What's wrong?

Something is eating my cherry tomato plants Not rated yet
Hi, I have planted a few tomato plants (3 cherry, 2 big boy, 2 early girl and a few of other variery). Some of the plants became almost 8 ft tall …

Every Tomato is Discolored with Greyish Streaks Not rated yet
I recently purchased a patio tomato plant that I have in a 18'' container that I filled with commerical potting soil. The plant is watered regularly and …

Foliage is dying Not rated yet
I have tomato plants that the foliage is dead and the bottom of some tomatoes have turn black. I had spider mites and sprayed and dusted them. I have used …

Is it spotted wilt virus? Not rated yet
I think that the the tomatoe plant (one of three) that I have has spotted wilt virus. The leaves on this plant seems to be rolling upward. I have this …

Tomato leaves turning brown Not rated yet
I have 4 plants in a raised bed. The lower leaves began browning and wilting at distal end of the stems at the bottom of the plant. This process gradually …

Mildew on top of soil around tomato plant Not rated yet
I bought some organic composted mushroom soil and planted my tomatoes in it. Two days ago I noticed the top of the soil was mostly green. My plants are …

Something is eating my tomatoes and it isn't me! Not rated yet
We have an office plant that a few of us take care of. Rencently the bottom row of leaves have started to turn yellow. Today when I went out to pick …

White mold on tomatoes Not rated yet
I have had two tomato plants fall over and dry up from this fungus. How can I keep my other tomato plants from doing the same thing?

Tomato plant with white fur along the stem Not rated yet
i just bought this plant 24 hour ago and already it has grown a white fur along the stem and where the yellow buds are? I have never seen this. Thanks …

Help me identify this tomato plant disease Not rated yet
I have planted some better boy tomatoes purchased from a local suppler. The plants are young and appeared heathly a week ago. Now the upper leasves are …

Tomato leaves turning purple after transplanting Not rated yet
I transplanted tomato plants from windowsill to growbags in greenhouse and the foliage has started turning purple. Can anyone advise?

What's Eating our Tomato Plants? Just a Stem Left Not rated yet
Have tried everything to figure out what is eating our tomato plants....whatever it is, it is eating all the leaves but not touching the stem, which is …

No stem on top of tomato plant Not rated yet
I have a Brandywine tomato plant that doesn't appear to be able to grow further. The top of plant is flowers, no stem to continue growing. Is this …

Tomato plants have dark leaves and lack of vigor Not rated yet
I am growing my tomotoes in growbags in the greenhouse, something I have done for years with great success. This year though, the plants are not thriving. …

What is causing repeated tomato blight? Not rated yet
I have grown tomatoes in my summer time garden for over 30 years. About 3 years ago with late rains (after tomatoes were planted), the tomato plants would …

Two different plants from one campari tomato Not rated yet
I planted seeds I had from a campari tomato and now have two different plants. I actually have four plants but three look the same. The leaves are …

Better Boy Tomato Plants Not Thriving Not rated yet
I live in St. Louis. I planted 2 better boy tomato plants about 1 week or 2 ago (purchased at the store). First, the leaves on one plant turned brown and …

Tomato leaf curl...failure to thrive (photos) Not rated yet
I am not a novice...been at this for over 30 years.....for the last three years my self started gorgeous tomato plants and those bought to replace them …

Tomato leaves roll up and die when about to flower Not rated yet
For the second time on the same soil, my tomatoes leave wilt at hot midday with yellow leave burnt edged leaves, roll up and die when about to flower. …

Chipmunks/ground squirrels eating my tomatoes Not rated yet
Last year i had my tomatoes in individual containers and caged. However, ground squirrels were pulling the stems down and eating my tomatoes. What …

Yellowing foliage Not rated yet
I have two containers with rich soil that have a patio tomato variety. I have flowers and fruit and they're doing pretty well. Except now the foliage is …

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Brown leaf tips on my tomato seedlings Not rated yet
I have started quite a few tomato plants from seed. One variety, Mr. Wycle's, is starting to turn brown on the leaf tips. They are only about 3" tall and …

Grey Fungus/Rot on Vines Not rated yet
I get a problem with tomatoes most years, usually mid to late august into September, where the stems get a grey fungus or rot which prevents moisture getting …

White hard spots on tomatoes Not rated yet
My tomato plants last year were green and healthy looking but the tomatoes had hard white spots on them. Also there was not as much fruit as there should …

Tomato Seedlings Dying Not rated yet
My seedlings are about two inches tall. I have transplanted from the seed flat to 2x2s and 3 days later they are dying one by one. When I was pulling the …

Fungus on tomato plants Not rated yet
I grew tomatos in containers last season and the plants had a problem with fungus. Can I reuse the soil by treating it before I replant this season? …

Second Batch of Seedlings is Yellow and Weak Not rated yet
My tomato seedlings (second batch) are coming up yellow and the leaves are very tiny and narrow. They do not look like they will survice. My first batch …

Fungus in Soil Not rated yet
I think that my tomato plants had Stemphylium solani this year. Do I need to treat the soil with a fungicide over the winter so it doesn't come back?

Roma Tomato Leaves are Stunted, Curling Up Not rated yet
I have a roma tomato plant that started out ok but now the leaves are stunted, curling up, the color on the new growth is lime green and green. What …

Tomato Plants have Tobacco Mosaic Virus Not rated yet
I had a problem with tobacco mosaic this year on my tomato plants. My local extension agent said there isn't much I can do about it except good sanitation. …

Greenhouse Tomatoes Rotting around the Stem Not rated yet
Hi. I grow tomatoes in a green house every year. This year the tomatoes are rotting at the stem. It's a cream colour soft rot and after a day or two the …

Tomato Disease - Pakistan - Help! Not rated yet
We are severely having a tomato disease in which at first a spot is observed on tiller which grows slowly in order to get large shape & get disconnected …

Eating tomatoes from plants with late blight Not rated yet
Hi. Are tomatoes collected from plants with LATE BLIGHT but not showing signs on the tomato itself be left to ripen indoors and still be OK to eat or should …

Finger-width Gouge in Tomatoes? Not rated yet
My tomatoes look like something has used it as a roadway. A gouge, about finger width, horizontally. Fruit is green when this happens. The fruit is …

White mildew or mold forming at base of tomato plant Not rated yet
A couple of my tomato plants have died (or are dying). The first sign I noticed of a problem is that near the bottom of the plant, at the soil line, a …

Growbags -- No Tomatoes Only Foliage Not rated yet
We planted 3 different types of tomato plants in a growbag specially set up for tomato planting. Only one is producing fruit the other two - Moneymaker …

Dark area on entire botttom of tomatoes Not rated yet
Bottom of green tomatoes are black and stays that way until fruit ripens. How can I stop this and save the rest of the tomatoes, before they are all ruined? …

Big Beef Tomato Stem Spliting Not rated yet
We planted two big beef's this year and both stems started spliting. Any ideas?

Little Black Balls on Leaves - What is it? Not rated yet
I noticed this morning that I have little black balls (poop?) on a few leaves of one of my tomato plants. Any idea what it is?

Lower half of plant turning brown...Oklahoma Not rated yet
I have 3 tomato plants that are about up to my belly button. They have not yet produced any tomoto's but have flowers on them. A couple weeks ago they …

Plant Leaves Curling Not rated yet
We left for vacation - neighbors watered our garden - and when we came back, our garden was huge but the leaves seem to be curling. We have yet to get …

Tiny spider webs on tomato plants Not rated yet
Our tomato leaves show tracks like spider webs but no visible pest seen and leaves die. Any suggestions how to fix the problem?

Vermicompost Tea for Growing Tomatoes Not rated yet
What is the importance of using vermicompost tea in growing tomatoes?

Poor Growth, White in Tomato Stem Not rated yet
The leaves of my tomato plant are turning brown and the stems are small also. Opening the tomato stem white things exist like shown in the pictures. Any …

First Time Gardener - Plant Kinda Sick Not rated yet
Our Beef Master has very few blooms. It also looks kinda sick. We live in Oklahoma City, Ok. When I planted it I put powder milk in the soil along with …

Grey Mold Not rated yet
The dirt around my tomato plant has a light grey mold forming on top of the dirt. Why and what can I do?

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Blooms Not Producing Tomatoes Not rated yet
My tomato plants have lots of blooms but are not producing tomatoes. Any idea what might be the cause?

Half-dollar Size Tomatoes Ripen then Shrivel Every Year Not rated yet
I have planted in all types of soil with all types of ferlilizer and also in pots for 5 years and always the same problem... Plants grow very well 2 feet …

Tomato Mosaic Disease Every Year Not rated yet
I have this problem every year with my tomoatoes. They start out really beautiful and they get about 3 feet tall and then they start showing signs of …

Shriveling tomato seedlings Not rated yet
We have a new house and garden (in central MD, zone 7). We've tilled long rows (20' x 7') in a place where there has never been a vegetable garden (at …

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