Tomato Diseases

In this category, we’ll take a look at all the problems, diseases, and pests you can experience while growing your tomato plants.

We’d take a look at what the problem is and what’s the best way to deal with it.

Tomato Hornworms: 8 GUARANTEED Ways To Combat This Tomato Pest

Tomato Hornworms

Tomato hornworms, or Manduca quinquemaculata, are among the most destructive garden pests. These large, green caterpillars can cause a lot of damage to plants, feeding on tomato leaves and stems and pieces from the fruits. They often go unnoticed due to their protective coloring and can be particularly devastating in midsummer, continuing to wreak havoc throughout the rest of the growing season. Preventative steps can be taken to avoid an … Read more

Tomato Zippering – Why It Happens? 2 Ways to Prevent It!

Tomato Zippering

Tomatoes are a delicious and nutritious fruit that can be enjoyed in many different ways. However, sometimes when you grow your tomatoes, you may bump into tomato zippering. This can be quite frustrating and sort of ugly looking. It also can make the tomato difficult to eat. But why does this happen? And is there a way that you can prevent it? Let’s go with the short answer for those … Read more

Tomato Rot: How To Spot It Early And Save Your Crop

Tomato Rot

Many gardeners struggle to prevent tomato rot and are swiftly distressed when seeing the onset of dry and sunken decay on the blossom-end of their tomatoes as nothing is worse than pouring time and love into a plant to see it lost to this condition for which there are measures you can employ to help prevent. Also known as Blossom End Rot, tomato rot is when the tissue at the … Read more

Aphids On Tomato Plants – 10 EASY Ways To Get Rid Of Them

Aphids on tomato plants

They are super tiny yet super stubborn. We’re talking about aphids and their undying love for tomato plants. You see, these pesky insects are suckers for tomato leaves quite literally. They are completely different from a disease like a tomato blight for example and you can differentiate them easily. They’ll take advantage of the slightest opportunity to suck sap and other nutrients from leaves and stems leaving your once-blossoming plants … Read more

15 Tomato Bugs (with photos!) – How to Identify Them and Prevent Them

Tomato Bugs

Few things are as rewarding as growing your own veggies. All that careful gardening and all those days of waiting for your plant to bloom more than pay off when you see results in the form of fresh, vibrant produce that adds an extra-special flavor (metaphorically and otherwise!) to your plate of food. Tomatoes, especially, make a great choice as they’re easy and quick to grow, highly productive, and of … Read more

Tomato Blight – How To Identify And Prevent It?

Tomato Blight

Tomato blight spreads quickly through the air during wet periods in the summer. If the weather is cold, it can spread even faster. The first sign of tomato blight is round brown spots on the leaves. The spots can have yellow and green round edges. The next step is spreading to the flower and main stems. The dark spots will get blacker and darker, eventually killing the whole plant debris. … Read more

Tomato Leaves Curling – Top 3 Reasons And BEST Way To Fix It

Tomato Leaves Curling

If you’re growing tomatoes regardless if it’s in pots, a garden, or raised beds, one of the most common problems you’d encounter is tomato leaves curling. It’s one of the tomato diseases that you might experience. In some cases, the leaf curl is nothing to be concerned about, however, there are a few cases that not only can kill your tomato plant but can also spread through your garden. Keep … Read more