Growing Tomatoes

Reduce Watering By Dry Farming Tomatoes

July 6, 2009 // 9 Comments

About a year ago I was speaking with a friend of mine, and he mentioned dry farming. My first reaction to this was “Dry wha…?”. He began to explain what dry [...]

Yellowing Leaves On Tomato Plants

July 5, 2009 // 33 Comments

If you go out to the vegetable garden one day and find the bottom leaves of your tomato plant are turning yellow, don’t go into a panic. There are many reasons why [...]

Four Ways To Know A Tomato Is Ripe

June 24, 2009 // 3 Comments

Determining a ripe tomato might seem fairly obvious to most vegetable gardeners, right? A tomato is ripe once it turns (or begins turning) red. But what if it’s an [...]

Preventing Blossom End Rot In Tomatoes

June 17, 2009 // 4 Comments

One problem that tomato growers have faced at one time or another is blossom end rot. There is nothing more frustrating than picking what appears to be a nice tomato, only to [...]

Saving Heirloom Tomato Seeds

June 6, 2009 // 1 Comment

Today’s vegetable gardener has hundreds of different heirloom tomato varieties to choose from, anything from Brandywine to Mortgage Lifter. Some tomato growers have [...]

Topsy Turvy Tomatoes

May 20, 2009 // 0 Comments

One rainy day a couple weeks ago I was kicked back in the recliner catching up on some recently missed TV shows. While flipping through the channel I came across an [...]

My Tomato Plants – 3 Weeks Later

May 11, 2009 // 1 Comment

It has been a month since I planted my tomato plants, and I figured I would give an update on them. I planted 11 tomato plants in my garden on April 14th, 2009 and added two [...]
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