How to Extend the Growing Season of Tomatoes?

Answer Successfully growing tomato plants requires a strategy for managing weather that threatens the health of your plants. While most tomato plants grow and produce best in sunny summer weather, it is p... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Extend the Growing Season of Tomatoes

My tomatoes are growing well but I need to tie them to stakes.?

Plastic shopping bags might work, but the problem with plastic is that it degrades and disintegrates in the sun. Do you have some old T-shirts that you could cut strips from?

Which months are optimal for growing tomatoes?

The optimal months for growing tomatoes is dependent on where you live and the tomato cultivar!Tomato seeds should be started 5 to 8 weeks before the last frost in your area and the soil should be ... Read More »

Growing tomatoes in garden- some are red, when are they ready to pick?

Pick them when they just turn red, keep them in a cool area and allow them to ripen up on their own. You can pick them really ripe if eating immediately, those are really yummy!Tips: Grow early mat... Read More »

The Proper Cage Diameter for Growing Tomatoes?

Tomato cages come in several sizes from small cone-shaped types that stand 3 to 4 feet high with a 15-inch diameter to sturdy homemade versions 5 feet high and 20 inches in diameter. Don't underest... Read More »