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Garden Executive Committee

Need to reach us? No problem! You can use the email links below, this Contact Us page, or simply give us a call. We're here to help.

GLEE Key West Community Garden Executive Committee:

Rick Smith, Chairperson    (305) 890-6862

Kathryn DePoo, Vice Chairperson    (305) 304-6846

Robert Farrow, Treasurer    (305) 741-7610

Carol Garcia, Secretary    (865) 386-4791

Chelsea Stamy, Advisor #1    (319) 561-6677

Lea Kindt, Advisor #2    

The garden executive functions under the GLEE Board of Directors.

Be sure to also visit our Questions & Answers page, which we'll be adding to and updating as time goes on.

Tomato Blossom End Rot Everyone wants nice healthy tomatoes like the ones shown here, but Blossom End Rot, or "BER" is a common tomato problem, especially in hot climates. BER has two primary sources; soil that has a calcium deficiency and/or soil that is inconsistently watered. So, if the bottom side of your tomatoes start to show signs of BER, the first thing to do is to make sure the soil is not drying out before the next time you water. You may need to water a couple times a day - once in the morning and once in the late afternoon, but don't over water either. Try to maintain an even soil moisture content.

The second thing you can do is add Garden Lime to your soil, to ensure that the soil has sufficient calcium. If your soil is low in calcium (as determined by a soil test), add Garden Lime several times per year. More plant issues..



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