Using Blossom Set

The pepper and tomato plants are doing great-however the weather is not cooperating. A spring snow storm blanketed the area over the week end. It’s not the snow that bothers me but the cold. Within the next week or two I would like to start moving my plants outdoors to harden them off. If the weather doesn’t improve it will be an extended time indoors which is not good.

I like to see a few small peppers and tomatoes before my plants go in the garden. Success; the peppers are now showing baby peppers and the tomato plants are starting to blossom. If you do like I do and start your plants early you have to do something to make sure the blossoms pollinate. I use a product called Blossom Set. This product works very well; you just spray the blossoms and that’s all there is to it. It not only works good indoors,  but also does a wonderful job in the garden. If you are having a cold summer and your tomatoes are having trouble pollinating use blossom set, and your pollination problems will be over. Another benefit of this product is; if you spray the plant early enough you will have some seedless tomatoes. I have included a link below this post that you can use to order; also any good size garden supply should carry it.

Have a Happy Easter


2 Comments so far

  1. David Samia on April 22nd, 2013

    Can you use blossoms set on apple trees

  2. admin on April 25th, 2013

    That’s a good question-I have have never tried it, but I have a friend that used it on a plumb tree and she claims it worked. it would be worth a try.

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