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 If a tomato plant is infected with the mosaic virus can the seeds from that plant be used to plant new plants in following years or will the virus go with it.?

Answer No, the seeds are sometimes affected and there is no way of telling which ones they are until too late. Some viruses can be controlled on seeds by a process of fermentation, but this doesn't appear... Read More »
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It's late October and my grape tomato plant is still pumping out fruit. Do I have a magical plant?

For some reason that just reminds of of that big room full of eggs in the movie ALIENS. I suspect that plant is just ploppin' them things out all night long. I suggest you get a flame thrower and t... Read More »
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Can you plant a hot pepper plant next to tomato plant?

This is an argued point all the time. I have heard recommendations of planting marigolds between the peppers and tomatoes, and it seems to work.
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Can I plant a whole heirloom tomato in the ground in order to garden such a plant?

You can certainly save those tomato seeds, as heirloom tomatoes are open-pollinated and (mostly) self-pollinated and therefore grow true to parent. I've actually been doing that very thing all autu... Read More »
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How far apart do I plant tomato seeds?

When sowing tomato seeds in flats for transplant outdoors, space them about 2 inches apart. When sowing directly in the soil space them 9 to 12 inches apart. Use two or three seeds per hole to guar... Read More »
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