Tomato blight last year, what to do with stakes?

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Joined: 2010-05-23

Our garden was hit badly with tomato blight last year. We have moved the location this year to avoid this. Naturally, we have a number of stakes we used to support last year's plants, can we reuse these without spreading blight? Is there a cleaning process required?

Larrys Rock Garden's picture
Joined: 2009-08-07
I would guess that,,,?

Maybe you can re-use the stakes if you mix up a bit of fungicide in a container and scrub the stakes with them,,,,are the stakes wooden?,,,as wooden stakes may harbor the blight in them even with scrubbing.

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