Oh no – sunburned tomatoes!

Well, as Tanny reported yesterday we planted all our seedlings. After work tonight we checked their progress and, to our great dismay, the tomatoes are all limp and lifeless!! It appears we have not hardened our plants properly and they got sunburned under today’s blazing sun.

Hopefully they will recover – we’ve been dreaming of a tomato bounty for weeks.

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Tomato Seedling Update: The tomato plants have survived, but they are looking weak. The tops are growing new leaves, but most of the bottom leaves have died. To make sure we have a good harvest, we bought some seedlings from Urban Harvest (www.uharvest.ca). They are much stronger than the ones we grew, the lady who worked there shared the secret – grow lamps. Apparently, they need more than a sunny window. We replanted our old seedlings by burying more (a lot more) of the stem in the soil so more roots can grow from the stem and making the plant… Read more »