Plants are like people, they need nutrients to grow, and if you want really healthy plants, you have to give them the right nutrients in the right amounts. This is true whether you’re using homemade compost, organic fertilizer or synthetic fertilizer.
Blossom end rot is a particularly frustrating problem with tomato cultivation. By the time it shows up in your maturing fruit, it’s too late to do anything about it, either for that fruit or for any others that are vulnerable to it. This is because