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Post  cindyroo on 3/31/2010, 7:27 pm

I haven't even had a chance to spray my kale leaves for aphids when I looked at my tomatoe plants today and the leaves are turning white!!! It rained a lot this week and it's been really windy off and on. I see no bugs. And I use homemade Mels Mix. The gardens have been planted only since this past Sunday. Temps have been mild - around 55-70 or so. I live in southeast VA.

I have pictures of the poor little things but no way to post them.

Any ideas???

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Post  boffer on 3/31/2010, 7:38 pm

Hi,

Is this what they look like? This is powdery mildew



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Post  WardinWake on 3/31/2010, 7:49 pm

@cindyroo wrote: when I looked at my tomato plants today and the leaves are turning white!!!

Cindy

Cindy: Tomato leaves that turn white can be caused by improper hardening off. To properly harden off plants they need to be exposed to the sun on a gradual basis starting at one hour the first day and increasing the amount of sun each day for at least 7 days. Many plants that are sold at nurseries have not been hardened off at all. Just packed straight from the hot house and trucked to the retail seller.

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Post  bonnie0128 on 3/31/2010, 7:54 pm

I got powdery mildew on my squash last year. I sprayed it with milk (can't remember if it was diluted) and it worked like a charm!
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Post  scbusf on 3/31/2010, 8:22 pm

I just wanted to say hi! I'm in Virginia Beach!!!

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Post  cindyroo on 3/31/2010, 8:24 pm

Hi Sherry! Nice to meet neighbors! LOL! We can easily exchange seedlings!
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Post  cindyroo on 3/31/2010, 9:08 pm

I thought I had posted a photo so here I go trying again!

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Post  martha on 3/31/2010, 10:02 pm

doesn't look like powdery mildew - maybe what Ward said? And Ward, will they spring back if they are put outside too abruptly? (Assuming no extremes of weather.)
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