Tomato Varieties

There are over 10,000 known varieties of tomatoes. All those choices make selecting the ideal tomato interesting and fun. As you try to decide on the type or types of tomatoes you wish to grow, there are several considerations you will want to keep in mind. Some of the major considerations are: Productivity Tendency for fruit splitting Disease resistance Climate […]

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Organic Gardening – Planting Heirloom Tomatoes

It is important when planting your organic heirloom tomatoes that you know how to plant them correctly.  If not done correctly, the tomato plant can yield less fruits than normal, and even worse, not grow at all.  Below are some helpful tips to help you plant your heirloom tomatoes correctly so that they will grow healthy and strong. When planting […]

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Growing Organic Tomatoes

One of the most popular plant found in the garden is tomatoes.  Tomatoes are a favorite to grow because of their delicious taste and they make the garden more beautiful.  For those who wants to eat healthy tomatoes should consider growing organic tomatoes.  Organic tomatoes differ from regular one as they do not contain any harmful chemicals.  With rising concerns […]

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Starting tomatoes from seed

1. Get fresh seeds Seeds that have been around for a while will have lower germination rates. It’s best to use seeds 4 years old or less; however, older seeds can be used if they have been stored in cool and dry conditions. 2. Get the right mix. Buy some seed starting mix at the local garden store, Kmart, or […]

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Plant at the Right Time to Avoid Tomato Growing Problems

Given that tomato growing is meant to be an enjoyable and highly productive pastime, you naturally want to plan your planting to avoid any problems that may crop up during the planting and harvesting process. In this regard one of the most important things to take into account is the timing of your planting. Since temperature is one of the […]

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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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