Can tomato blight be spread by tillers and tomato cages?

by Alison
(Northern Minnesota)

Q. Can tomato blight be spread to a new garden by tiller or tomato cages that came into contact with blight the year before? We are starting a new tomato garden spot this year and really want to keep the blight out!


A. Blight fungi overwinter in the soil and in previously-affected plants. They can stick to surfaces. Your tiller and your cages can carry the pathogens. Disinfect them before using!

Read more here:
Early blight in tomatoes
Late blight in tomatoes
How to tell different kinds of tomato blight apart



Good luck and happy gardening!
Your friends at Tomato Dirt

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Jun 18, 2015
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Is it right????``` NEW
by: Dayne

I think it is not much better to use tillers to spread the tomato blights. It will not work as expected. So do it as your old pattern and try to get high yielding from your tomato plants! Thank you very much for sharing this post here! Pajar boots reviews

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