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Is there a fungus amunst us?
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TB    Posted 08-11-2004 at 16:03:00       [Reply]  [No Email]
Seen on the news last night that with all the extra wet weather here in Pa. Many tomatoes and other garden vegies has been roting on the vines. The cause a fungus the same type that caused the great Irish potato famen brought on by extreem wet weather.

The question is how is your garden doing this year?
Mine has been way below average this year. And thay are calling for even more rain in a day or two.



Mike in tn    Posted 08-11-2004 at 19:18:58       [Reply]  [No Email]
Getting about 1/2 bushell of tomatoes a day. put up around 500 ears of sweet corn. Got soo tired of picking beans that I have just quit. Sweet prpper & hot pepper is bearing soo much that it breaking the plants down. Late corn is just about ready to tassle. I am about ready for a frost so I can get some rest.
Mike


RN    Posted 08-11-2004 at 16:37:15       [Reply]  [No Email]
Tomatoes ripen slow , have been eating ripe small ones 3 weeks. Cucumbers excellent, bush beans eating about a month. Garden in Wisconsin- planted as dutch beds, some stuff climbing fence. pole beans picked yesterday. RN.


donna in w.v    Posted 08-11-2004 at 16:23:21       [Reply]  [Send Email]
all types of green beans,zuchinni,cukes and summer squash have done very well. Tomatoes are terrible,they are still all green and that's way late in the season.Onions and peppers are o.k nothing to brag about.Was in north carolina over the weekend to see my brother and got some tomatoes to make juice at the farmer's market. Guy was real reasonable got 75 lbs. for $20. thought that was an excellent price.


toolman    Posted 08-11-2004 at 16:12:58       [Reply]  [No Email]
mine hasn,t been very productive this year TB, never got a veggie out of it. not one.


Maggie/TX    Posted 08-11-2004 at 16:30:10       [Reply]  [No Email]
We had way too much rain and got the fungus on our squash pretty bad. Ended up having to pick the squash when they were still little and just make a stir-fry out of them because if we left then to get any size on 'em they would grow whiskers. Our eggplants put out one piddling fruit and the doggone ants climbed up that ONE plant getting way from the floods and attacked the eggplant before it could make. And the tomatoes only did so-so and are now dried up as we now have 100 degree days and no rain to speak of. Everything out there is history except the bell peppers, jalapenos and banana peppers.


toolman    Posted 08-11-2004 at 16:44:42       [Reply]  [No Email]
wow guess next year i should put some seeds in the garden lol.


Chas in Me    Posted 08-11-2004 at 17:53:57       [Reply]  [No Email]
LOL Good one
Chas


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