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Kansas Discussion, News and Weather • Re: Tomato plant wilt and discoloration

June 2, 2017 rebnavy1862 0
JayJay wrote:

Gunns wrote:

JayJay wrote:My experience???????? No one will understand what you describe until they have it; don’t even bother.

Those two sites on Facebook I told him about would have gave him his answer quickly.

Am I the only American not using social networks? :(

No you aren’t. My wife won’t let me tweet, twerp, twit or use facebook. Probably a good thing.
Reb

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Kansas Discussion, News and Weather • Re: Tomato plant wilt and discoloration

June 2, 2017 rebnavy1862 0
JayJay wrote:

Gunns wrote:

JayJay wrote:My experience???????? No one will understand what you describe until they have it; don’t even bother.

Those two sites on Facebook I told him about would have gave him his answer quickly.

Am I the only American not using social networks? :(

No you aren’t. My wife won’t let me tweet, twerp, twit or use facebook. Probably a good thing.
Reb

Statistics: Posted by rebnavy1862 — Fri Jun 02, 2017 1:43 pm


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Kansas Discussion, News and Weather • Re: Memorial day

June 1, 2017 daaswampman 0

It is an uneasy for me and makes me think of those I knew who didn’t make it home. I appreciate those that actually do something with meaning.

When I visited the local cemetery to pay respects to a friend, a little girl was busily placing single dandelions, one on each grave. I overheard her telling her mother to please wait as some people didn’t have any flowers. I don’t know if she understood or not, but I don’t have the words to say what it meant to me. Swamp

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Kansas Discussion, News and Weather • Re: Tomato plant wilt and discoloration

May 31, 2017 JayJay 0

Short answer…Verticillium Wilt.
I have had it since 2013 and finally found a way to have tomatoes.
I (1)destroyed my lumber that was contaminated, (2)used concrete blocks now, and (3)destroyed old soil, (4)spray new soil with Actinovate because everything that fungus touched is contaminated.
I even have two spots around the back yard next to the raised bed that have to have resistant plants, like holly ($3 from walmart), as I have killed a new butterfly bush, and almost killed a transplanted ornamental peach before I recognized the contamination in those spots, but saved it and it’s growing in a new spot.
If you have questions, private message me. You didn’t do anything wrong..the seed could have been contaminated or the soil or who knows??
Mine happened from the tomato plant bought from a grower here, as my two neighbors got the wilt and we all used that grower.

My new rule?? I keep bought plants on the porch for two weeks before putting them in my new soil, new raised bed.
My experience???????? No one will understand what you describe until they have it; don’t even bother.

Statistics: Posted by JayJay — Wed May 31, 2017 11:00 am


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Kansas Discussion, News and Weather • Re: Tomato plant wilt and discoloration

May 31, 2017 JayJay 0

Short answer…Verticillium Wilt.
I have had it since 2013 and finally found a way to have tomatoes.
I (1)destroyed my lumber that was contaminated, (2)used concrete blocks now, and (3)destroyed old soil, (4)spray new soil with Actinovate because everything that fungus touched is contaminated.
I even have two spots around the back yard next to the raised bed that have to have resistant plants, like holly ($3 from walmart), as I have killed a new butterfly bush, and almost killed a transplanted ornamental peach before I recognized the contamination in those spots, but saved it and it’s growing in a new spot.
If you have questions, private message me. You didn’t do anything wrong..the seed could have been contaminated or the soil or who knows??
Mine happened from the tomato plant bought from a grower here, as my two neighbors got the wilt and we all used that grower.

My new rule?? I keep bought plants on the porch for two weeks before putting them in my new soil, new raised bed.
My experience???????? No one will understand what you describe until they have it; don’t even bother.

Statistics: Posted by JayJay — Wed May 31, 2017 11:00 am


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Kansas Discussion, News and Weather • Re: Memorial day

May 31, 2017 DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE 0

This is just my opinion and words not that they matter much….

I understand both sides…

I work with some Vets on a day-to-day basis..We all do………Some of us do but don’t even care to notice day-to-day.

I am not a Vet. I can never put myself in their shoes so anyone caring to tell me a different opinion here as a Vet I’d be happy to listen.

I hear from my close friends and hear both sides…The ones that appreciate it period, and the ones that cant stand it from the way society has changed to make you feel good about yourself or it’s what you’re supposed to do if you thank a Vet.

This is the Obligatory “Thank You” they’ll give when that same person will cut you off and cuss your name 1 week later that’s being referenced from what I’m told. It’s fake, it’s not real, and they’re tired of it. And I understand completely.

It’s in the sincerity of your actions and not just your words on a daily basis that my friends appreciate. Whether they’re Vets or not.

The local guys know me well. I know them well. We talk all year as friends. They help me and I help them. My dad is interned at March AFB. I have felt and observed in myself(as well as being told by others) that missed my calling. I don’t know about that, I’m just me.

What I do know is even though I’m not a brother that’s been downrange with them they appreciate my thanks and have told me many times because I’m not there just on holidays.

Any of our guys and gals that truly know me know I’d cut off my pinky right this second if it helped them out in any significant way….Even if they’re a dick (and I know a few) I’d have to think long and hard to not just do it…lol.

If we aren’t doing it under an obligatory reason so we feel good about ourselves, you’re real respect will be appreciated. Don’t crowd them…Just respect the choice they made and be there if they ask…as a friend or a supporter…..Just be REAL about it if you offer it at all.

If I offer my thanks and respect and you tell me to F-off, great. I get it..That’s on you though, not me.

Just understand after I tell you to F-off back, I’ll respect you from the distance you want.

My $0.02

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Statistics: Posted by DR1VENbyKNOWLEDGE — Tue May 30, 2017 7:55 pm


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Kansas Discussion, News and Weather • Memorial day

May 30, 2017 Lionheart1972 0

Thank you for your service! Now that Mermorial Day has passed, I wanted to share my thoughts. Much fuss was made over the weekend by several of my beloved veteran friends (and non friends) over the protocol for expressing thanks to veterans on this particular day. I say this in love … please stop it.

Yes, there is a difference between Veterans Day, were we usually celebrate by thanking Veterans for their service; and Memorial Day, where we remember those who died in service to this great nation. Many know the difference and usually, many do not.

That said, think of this… What if someone were to meet an obvious homeless Veteran, prehaps even suicidial, while they are out and about this past weekend. So here is this poor soul who hasn’t heard a kind word in maybe weeks or even months. Some well meaning child or person goes up to him, gives him a salute and says Thank You for your service! I say well done mom and dad, you are teaching your kids well. We may have unintentionally just saved the life of a former service member. This unselfish random act of kindness may have been the one thing needed that keep this man alive today.

So I say this to you, save the lectures for your buddies at VFW. And before we all forget, being kind and polite is part what being a veteran is all about. Oh, Thank you for your service!

Statistics: Posted by Lionheart1972 — Tue May 30, 2017 4:23 pm


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Kansas Discussion, News and Weather • Re: Tomato plant wilt and discoloration

May 30, 2017 Gunns 0

Research research research. I did extensive research on gardening and I am Still learning. Its never ending.

Sounds like you got a fungus of some kind. Unhealthy plants weaken fast and if you grew in nothing but soil and Miracle grow you will always fail. I did.

So my story could be long and boring so I will try to make it short. I tried all garden methods except Back to Eden. I did not want to rely on wood chips in SHTF. I also did Square foot, vertical you name it. Some did ok but most failed.

My advice is to go to http://growfood.com/ and buy the Mittleider books. Read them, then read them again, then read them again. I am using this method exclusively and having more success’s than failures. I got veggies coming out my ears and they taste great. Now some on here will say what are you going to do for fertilizer during SHTF. I store 10 years of what I need and the investment is a butt load less than organic. Plus organic does not provide all 13 essential elements for growing.

Plus there are two Mittleider groups on Facebook and they are quick to respond and help.

Statistics: Posted by Gunns — Tue May 30, 2017 11:29 am


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Kansas Discussion, News and Weather • Tomato plant wilt and discoloration

May 27, 2017 primer 0

I have a problem I could sure use some help with, I started tomatoes from seed and was doing pretty good till they have gotten to about 8″ tall they started to get brown splotches and they look wilty I started them in miracle grow potting soil and have taken care not to over water them I am getting pretty irritated trying to figure out what I am doing wrong, this is important that I learn how to raise these things any suggestions will be much appreciated.

Statistics: Posted by primer — Fri May 26, 2017 10:31 pm


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Kansas Discussion, News and Weather • Tomato plant wilt and discoloration

May 27, 2017 primer 0

I have a problem I could sure use some help with, I started tomatoes from seed and was doing pretty good till they have gotten to about 8″ tall they started to get brown splotches and they look wilty I started them in miracle grow potting soil and have taken care not to over water them I am getting pretty irritated trying to figure out what I am doing wrong, this is important that I learn how to raise these things any suggestions will be much appreciated.

Statistics: Posted by primer — Fri May 26, 2017 10:31 pm


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Kansas Discussion, News and Weather • Re: Kansas Foraging

February 22, 2017 blue fox 0

Do some research on the so called “Autumn Olive.” It is that little red berry that shows up in the fall all along the road side.
Also drop by your local state fish and game office. They have a pocket sized book titled “A Pocket guide to Kansas Flint Hills Wildflowers and Grasses. It list some edible and dangerous plants that grow in the state. It is also available through the Great Plains Nature Center at 6232 eE 29th St North, in Wichita. Hope this helps.

Statistics: Posted by blue fox — Tue Feb 21, 2017 8:35 pm