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Mold on Potting Soil
I am new to gardening and bought 2 green houses. I live in the Lancaster, Calif desert where it is either very hot or very windy.
My plants (tomatoes,peppers and misc herbs were doing very well inside the green house until I had to remove the tomatoes since they were so full and so high. I put them outside the greenhouses and now my thick tomato plants have thinned out and look terrible plus no tomatoes.
That is a problem in and of itself but my herbs which I left inside the greenhouse looks like there is mold growing on the top soil of all my herbs as well as the onions, carrots and peas I planted that are all still left in the greenhouse. These plants are in direct sunlight from 6 am though 5 30 pm. I water once a day for the plants inside the greenhouse and twice a day for the tomatoes and peppers unless the temperature is above 80.
What can I do for the mold on the plants inside the green house and what is happening to my beautiful tomatoes to make them so thin and sickly looking? Should I put them back in the green house? Is it too windy for them (some days about 20 mile an hour winds) most day between 75 and 90 degrees .
PS…I used organic soil and fertilize every 3 months with miracle grow and had to use neem oil for something that was eating holes in the leaves. Pus I have a lot of white moths that keep coming back as well as a few flies. I know flies sometimes leave eggs but I am watching for bugs hence the Neem oil.
I just don’t know why my luscious plants look so thin and sickly now. Can anyone help me with these two problems?…Thank you…Jo Ann
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