Because they come from a very dry climate, tomatoes struggle with wet leaves and are prone to fungal blight. Every year I think I’ve planted them far enough apart to create airflow between plants, then every year they somehow grow together in a big leafy mass….
Early stages of late blight on tomato leaves. Pull it out!!!
The Council Green Gardener, Hannah Zwartz, offers sustainable and waterwise gardening advice to local residents, community groups and schools.
Community Visits and workshops are free. Get together five friends or neighbours and invite the Green Gardener round.
Contact Hannah through the Council Service Desk 04 296 4700 or at email@example.com