Its tomato season – and that means its time to start tying up tomatoes and peppers in the garden! Whether you use tomato stakes, cages, trellis lines, or a homemade hybrid Stake-A-Cage structure like we use to support plants, it’s
When it comes to creating a healthier garden and a better harvest – thinning, trimming and pruning vegetable plants is a must! An overgrown garden is an open invitation to disease and pests. Not to mention, it makes it difficult
By simply avoiding a few common tomato planting mistakes, you can be well on your way to growing and harvesting your best tomato crop ever this year! Tomatoes are one of the most beloved crops of the home vegetable gardener.
“What is the absolute best way to plant tomatoes?” That question was posed to us last week via email from one of our readers located in upstate New York. It is a question we actually receive quite often – and
It’s time to liven up your vegetable garden this year by growing some amazing heirloom tomato plants! Tired of harvesting the same old basic tomato varieties year after year? Then break the mold and grow a few incredibly unique, productive,
When it comes to growing disease free tomato plants, a little bit of planning can go a long way! There is nothing more depressing than watching healthy, strong tomato plants turn into lifeless brown stems and foliage, with withering fruit.
When it comes to starting vegetable seeds indoors, it doesn’t have to take expensive equipment, or a lot of work. In fact, with just a few tricks, you can easily grow strong and productive plants and save big! Starting vegetable
When it comes to destructive summer garden pests, tobacco and tomato hornworms might just top the list! The ugly green creatures can measure 4 to 5 inches long, and devour tomato and pepper plants overnight. Hornworms are found in almost
When you prune tomatoes and peppers, good things happen in your garden! If there is one simple chore in the summer that can make a big difference to harvesting a healthy and faster-ripening crop, it’s pruning. Both tomatoes and peppers
How to eradicate weeds from the garden and make gardening fun… “Can you please tell me how to stop weeds from overtaking my garden!” Every garden season, that is the question that arrives in our inbox almost daily. Weeds can