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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!
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