When it comes to finding a low cost tomato support that actually works, the task can seem nearly impossible! That is exactly the way we felt some nine years ago, when we planted our first big garden at the farm.
We have been planting egg shells with tomato plants for years in our garden. And quite honestly, it is amazing just how effective it has been in helping to keep our tomato crops healthy, strong and productive. In fact, we
When it comes to growing heirloom tomato varieties with big flavor, the sky is the limit! Open-pollinated (heirloom) tomatoes are soaring in popularity. It seems like every year, growers and seed companies bring more and more of these old-time tomatoes
When it comes to growing tomatoes in the garden, a few simple secrets can make all the difference to grow a bumper crop! We absolutely love our home-grown tomatoes. In fact, every year, they dominate nearly a quarter of our
Homemade Garlic Pasta Sauce Recipe One of our most favorite times of the year occurs when we walk in the garden and find our first ripe tomato! We know that soon we will be in full harvest, and that means
If you are looking for a simple, natural and inexpensive way to fertilize tomato plants naturally – this is it! And it works incredibly well for pepper plants too! We are always up for trying a new experiment or two
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