The Characteristics of Tomatoes?

Answer The tomato is a popular garden plant that is used in many recipes. The many types and varieties of tomatoes have different uses, such as salad tomatoes, red paste tomatoes and sandwich tomatoes. So... Read More »

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Besides fried green tomatoes, what else can I do with un-ripe tomatoes?

You can try this Green Tomato Soup Recipe...It serves 4-6 people, and you can substitute the meats for other favorites...Although, the ham gives it a great flavor!2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive o... Read More »

How many cans of tomatoes does 1 gallon of fresh tomatoes equal?

One gallon of fresh tomatoes equals approximately eight 16-oz. cans of tomatoes. According to the University of Michigan Extension Service, it takes approximately 1.5 lbs. of fresh tomatoes to make... Read More »

Will It Affect My Tomatoes & Cause Walnut Wilt If My Tomatoes Are Near Pecan Trees?

Walnut wilt is a common disease of tomatoes grown within the extended root system of the black walnut tree or pecan tree. Other trees like sugar maple, hackberry and American elm produce similar ch... Read More »

Why do they say tomatoes of today arent as healthy as tomatoes of the past?

Today's tomato varieties are different from the older ones, but the nutritional content is actually better in the new types. Some of the newer varieties have increased levels of lycopene, an import... Read More »