Why are my plants getting blight?


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Why are my plants getting blight like almost all of them. Last year my plants got blight but it was wayyy later and they produced so much and I canned so
Much it’s really looking dim this year I’m depressed. I tilled my beds, used epson salt.
 
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Poor air circulation
poor crop rotation
fungal attacks
late detection of pests/diseases
Poor crop choice eg poor resistance to diseases - Here I always buy RHS trialled varieties with AGM logo on top of the packets. These have been tested and proven to do well in most gardens.
Extreme weather elements: too hot, too dry, too wet

 
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Why are my plants getting blight like almost all of them. Last year my plants got blight but it was wayyy later and they produced so much and I canned so
Much it’s really looking dim this year I’m depressed. I tilled my beds, used epson salt.
Early blight is caused by fungal spores getting on the leaves of your plants. These spores live in the soil in your garden and from the soil of surrounding areas. Mainly the spores are splashed up on the leaves during a heavy rain or overhead watering. I think that this year the entire US has had very different weather pattern than from last year. Tons of rain and fluctuating temperatures. A lot of gardeners are having the same problem. Farming/gardening is just another way of gambling. Sometimes you win and sometimes you don't. It's nothing you did or didn't do.
 
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This is just my most infected plants, I already pruned so much off them.
Your plants look great. All of us gardeners are trying to do the same thing and that is to keep our plants alive until harvest. If the weather changes to dry and sunny it will slow down early blight a lot. Next year if you will cover the soil about 2 inches deep with mulch it will greatly reduce the severity of the blight also. But this year with so much cloudiness and rain I guess we are lucky the blight isn't worse than it is.
 
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Show me the grass fungus just outside the fence. And the plants do look great!
 
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All grass has a fungi called leaf spot. My thinking is along the lines of if you can have one fungi, then the conditions are ripe to have 75. They may not present on the grass, but you get my point I hope.
 
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Perhaps a Druid is casting blight to destroy an evil plant in your garden.
 

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