There’s nothing worst than waiting for your first big, beautiful tomato to ripen – only to flip it over and find a black rotten spot on the bottom. (Black tomatoes = tasty, black bottomed tomatoes = not tasty.) Your black bottomed tomato has blossom end rot. While annoying, blossom end rot can be treated (and potentially prevented in the future). Caught early, your odds of a successful tomato crop are still good. In this post, I’ll talk about causes, prevention and control, and provide several photos to help you ID the problem. [Read more…]Posts may contain affiliate links, which allow me to earn a commission to support the site at no extra cost to you. Thank you!