The most frustrating part of tomato growing is dealing with tomato problems. It’s so irritating to wait all year for your homegrown tomatoes only to have them ruined by disease, pests, or rotten spots.
This article aims to help you identify and address issues that affect the tomato fruit. A companion article covers tomato leaf problems.
Tomatoes are one of the most popular food plants in home gardens. It’s often the first type of vegetable a person tries to grow at home.
But often, home growers become frustrated if their tomatoes don’t ripen, have blemishes, or are ruined or stolen by pests.
Sometimes there’s nothing that can be done about tomato problems, but sometimes you can prevent them from coming on with a little knowledge about what causes the problem.