Somehow, blights and fungi always manage to find the tomatoes, cucumbers, and beans that live on the deck. Exactly how remains a bit of a mystery.
This year the seeding soil has been sterilized and containers have been washed with lots of soap and hot water. Even the styrofoam pellets have been washed and rinsed. (Although pellets from last year will not touch this year’s tomato and bean planters.)