My Tomato Seedlings Have Purple Stems (Is that Normal?): My Organic Garden Mishap #2

Tomato Seedlings with Purple Stems

So, the only thing that seemed to grow well in my old seed starting tray this year were my tomatoes. Specifically, the 4 Break O'Day tomatoes and 9 Tess's Land Currant Tomatoes that were planted about 4 weeks ago (there was supposed to be 12, check out my heat mat experiment to see how much better my 2nd batch germinated in it). These were planted about 2.5 weeks ago on a heat mat...Unfortunately both batches stems are turning purple... … [Read more...]