What nutrients do tomatoes thrive on?

Answer I know that all plants require a great deal of nitrogen. It has proteins and amino acids for the plant to "feed" on. This, by the way, is found in lightning, so when it strikes, plants (not scorche... Read More »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

What is the difference between heirloom tomatoes&regular tomatoes?

Regular tomatoes, also known as hybrids, have been genetically created to bring out certain aspects that better tolerate commercial production practices. Heirloom tomatoes are those that have had s... Read More »