How far apart should tomato plants be planted to prevent cross pollination?

Answer Cross pollination rarely happens between tomato plants, therefore this is not a factor for spacing. The spacing does, however, depend on whether your plants are staked or free to sprawl. Staked pla... Read More »

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Do tomato plants need to be planted with Epsom salt?

Epsom salt is used in gardens where the soil is exhibiting magnesium deficiencies. The salt will not improve tomato growth if a soil test concludes that the soil is not lacking in magnesium. Overus... Read More »

How do i prevent fungus on tomato plants?

Watering CropsAdd water to the base of the tomato plant. Do not wet the tomato leaves, as this can encourage fungus growth. Water the tomato plants early in the morning so the afternoon sun dries e... Read More »

How to Prevent Spider Mites on Tomato Plants?

Spider mites are very little arachnids that are difficult to see without a magnifying glass unless they have multiplied so much as to be in colonies. When spider mites invade your tomato plants, th... Read More »

When should tomato seeds be planted?

On One Hand: Plant at 50 Degrees FahrenheitTomato plants can generally be planted when a temperature consistently reaches 50 degrees Fahrenheit. Any colder than 50 degrees and tomatoes may not grow... Read More »