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Old 10-08-2015, 04:08 PM
Location: SC
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I didn't find ANY tomato horn worms this year. Which is sad, because my chickens love them
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Old 10-09-2015, 08:50 AM
Location: East of Seattle since 1992, originally from SF Bay Area
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When did you plant? I'm in Zone 8. I pulled out my tomato plants about July. They were done. Gets too hot.

I put them in the ground in March or so. Had a bumper crop this year. Used raised beds - only 4". Filled with garden soil from a local nursery.

Already have fall tomatoes starting to turn red.
I am totally dumbfounded by the tomatoes this year. Here it is October and I'm still picking 5-6 a day. The leaves at the bottoms of the plants are turning yellow, and I have cut off all of the blossoms, but they continue to ripen and we are remaining in the high 40s-mid 50s at night so no threat of frost yet. I will normally be pulling them up in early-mid September. Everything else has finished, picked the last cucumber last week.
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