Early blight on tomatoes
good news is that closer inspection of our tomatoes shows they are
infected with early blight, not late blight. Notice the yellowing
of the leaves and (not pictured) the absence of problems on the stems
and fruits. Although both are fungal diseases, early blight tends
to be less devastating, and I'm having very good luck keeping the
fungus in check with my
blight control measures.
Then skip ahead a few
days to August 10, and you'll notice I had to upgrade to the bigger
No photos of the next
few harvests, but suffice it to say that I'm now harvesting large
masses of tomatoes three times a week. We've already frozen a
gallon of pizza sauce and three quarts each of spaghetti sauce and
tomato-based vegetable soup. When the peach
leather comes out of
the automotive dehydrator today, I plan to replace the fruit with a
batch of sun-dried tomatoes.
Our homemade chicken waterer is a time-saver on the homestead.
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