Grow Tomatoes Successfully Right From Seeds

We pointed out in previous articles that there are various choices you need to make before you attempt to grow tomatoes for the first time. One of the most important of the questions you need to ask yourself is: do you want to buy seedlings from your local nursery – very young tomato plants – and transplant them into your […]

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How To Care For Tomato Plants

Tomatoes are a popular vegetable with many people, because they can be added to almost any meal. Tomatoes go great with burgers and sandwiches by adding flavor and juiciness. Besides being flavorful, this produce item also packs a lot of nutrition as well. What more could you ask for from a food, besides great taste and nutrition? In addition to […]

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Why Do Tomatoes Split

Split tomatoes are more common than most people realize. Of course, nobody wants to deal with a split tomato because it’s less than pleasant to look at. Moisture and heat stress tend to cause this situation. Why Do Tomatoes Split While Growing? Excess Moisture If a tomato features cracks in concentric circles, then moisture stress is the culprit. Excess moisture […]

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Growing Organic Tomato Indoors

Tomatoes is a plant that grows during the warmer months only.  When it’s cold outside, tomatoes will no longer grow.  When this happen, for those who still want to grow tomatoes, the only other solution would be to grow them indoors.  Indoor gardening is not the same as growing them in a traditional garden especially for organic tomatoes.  Below are […]

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Growing Tomato Plants: More Tips

It’s a common scenario: One month, you carefully introduce tomato seeds or young tomato plants into well-prepared soil, and several weeks later, you’re delighted to see a bumper crop of juicy, healthy tomatoes ripe for the picking before your eyes. Then, full of enthusiasm, you plant another crop…and it’s a complete failure. Why? Or to put it another way, what […]

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Growing Tomatoes: The Basics

Why cultivating vegetables in one’s own garden has always been a popular pastime is not difficult to understand. It’s both a satisfying, relaxing hobby and has obvious practical value. By the same token, when it comes to choosing a particular type of vegetable to start with, it’s not hard to understand why tomatoes are probably the most popular choice. Growing […]

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Grow Upside Down Tomatoes For Bigger, Healthier Fruit

It may surprise you to learn that growing upside down tomato plants is quite popular and has several distinct advantages over the normal method of growing tomato plants from the bottom up. Here Are the Advantages First, tomato plants grown from the ground generally need to be supported so that the tomatoes themselves can be kept from settling on the ground […]

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Growing Tomatoes from Seeds Is Easy and Rewarding

If you thought that it’s difficult growing tomato plants from seeds you’re in for a pleasant surprise.  Large varieties of tomato seed packets are easily available and it is easy and rewarding to experiment with them. Start in early spring and grow your tomato plants indoors for about six to eight weeks before taking them to an outside garden. Place […]

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Tomato Plants

Most everybody likes tomatoes and they are the most eaten vegetable, besides the potato, in this country. Tomatoes are from Central, South and southern North America and the word “tomato” is from a word in the Nahuatl language tomatl. Lycopersicum is its specific name and this means “wolf-peach.” There are different opinions on how the tomato came to the United […]

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Growing Tomatoes

Growing tomatoes really is pretty easy when you have the right stuff. Good soil, plenty of water and a little fertilizer and you can be growing tomatoes in no time. Tomatoes are the most grown fruit/vegetable in this country so there can’t be too much to growing them. Tomatoes come in two types, determinate and indeterminate. Determinate tomatoes grow to […]

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