Well, I think I can tentatively say (please please please don’t let me turn out to be a liar!!) that the combination of warmth, sunlight and loads of cinnamon does halt damping-off in its tracks. Or, at least, it did this time. I haven’t seen any more wilty, flopping or withering tomato seedlings, and in fact, a few new ones have sprouted.
Here are the yummy-smelling tomatoes and the gorgeous (and thinking-of-flowering) bell peppers:
(yes, I gave them quite a good coating of cinnamon around the stems…)