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Name: Pru Fox
West Alexandria
Jun 16, 2017 5:19 AM CST
I have my tomatoes in raised beds. It's been raining off and on the last two days and this morning I noticed some sort of white matter on the surface of my soil. I don't know if it's some sort of fungus or maybe a bird was sick there. But I'm wondering if I should replace the dirt or throw out my cherry tomatoes?
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Name: Christine
Saugerties, NY zone 5a
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Jun 16, 2017 6:48 AM CST
Its probably just salt build up, other members will have more answers for you, I dont think its anything to worry about Green Grin!
Name: Daisy I
Reno, Nv (Zone 6b)
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Jun 16, 2017 9:50 AM CST
I agree Salt buildup. The tomatoes will be fine.
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