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Treating Soil After Tomato Blight

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If you have tomato blight on your tomatoes it can be very difficult to get rid of. Prevent the blight from coming back next season by treating your soil. This is a page about treating the soil after tomato blight.
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March 20, 2008

For early blight, once the tomato plant is established, I always put a piece of copper wire through the stem, just above the soil. However, this will not stop late blight, as it comes from the air not the soil.

Butch

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My tomatoes had blight last year. Can I safely plant other plants in this spot, such as cucumbers? Thank you.

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March 20, 20100 found this helpful

Yes, you can just don't plant tomatoes there,good luck.

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March 27, 20100 found this helpful

Rotate the veggies is always a good idea. Never plant the same thing in a spot you did the previous year. We had tomato blight here despite the fact I started my own plants. I understand it came up from the south via infected plants.

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You were supposed to burn the infected plants which we did. This year I am using big pots for my tomatoes and not planting them in the ground, just in case. Last year I lost all my tomato plants, but not the ones in pots. Good luck.

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