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 »

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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 »

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 »

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?

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 »