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Growing on the High Plains Episode
Thu August 29, 2013
A look back at my past gardening challenges brings up the myriad of difficulties one faces when trying to grow tomatoes. These most popular fruits of our gardening labors require consistent record keeping, as you don't ever want to plant them in the same space within a three year period. Tomatoes can suffer from a wide variety of soil-borne and airborne illnesses, as well as being the target of a horde of insects that can eat or infect the foliage of your prize plants. After years of fighting against blight, viruses, unpredictable weather patterns, and beastly bugs, I've decided that perhaps the best solution to my tomato problems is found in the adage about 'safety in numbers'.