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Are you giving your tomatoes too much love?

Are you giving your tomatoes too much love?

During the summer growing season, the love many have for a homegrown tomato approaches obsession. In fact, some people love tomatoes so much that they struggle to grow them — because they give their plants too much care. The calls have started to come in to University of Georgia Cooperative Extension offices: “My tomato plant leaves are yellowing or browning, curling, spotting or wilting.” I hear it every year, beginning right about now.  As I talk to gardeners, I learn that they water the plants every day, fertilize them dutifully and plant them in the same spot year after year.…
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