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How To Grow Tomatoes

From the best types to grow for canning and eating – to hints, tips and tricks for growing a bumper crop – our Growing Tomatoes Page is dedicated to the most wonderful fruit in the world.

How To Help Late Season Tomato Plants – Reviving Dying Plants

As the summer garden season nears its end - one of the biggest dilemmas for gardeners is what to do with their late season tomato plants - or more precisely - how to help them…

When To Pick Tomatoes – And The Best Way To Ripen Them!

When is the best time to pick tomatoes from my plants and how can I best let them ripen off the vine? Those are two questions that fill our inbox each and every summer. Especially…

How To Find Tomato Hornworms Easily – Before They Destroy Your Plants!

Looking for a few tips, tricks and hints to help find the tomato hornworms attacking and destroying your tomato plants? As summer hits full stride in the garden, the dreaded hornworm becomes quite active. This…

How To Stop Tomato Blight! What To Do If Your Tomato Plants Have Blight

Is there any possible way to stop tomato blight once your plants start to show signs of having it? As mid-summer begins to settle in, that question finds its way into our inbox more than…

How & Why To Mulch Tomato Plants – The Simple Secret To Great Tomatoes!

One of the best secrets of all for growing healthy, strong, and amazingly productive tomato plants is to use a thick layer of mulch around your plants. And not just any mulch - but one…

How To Plant Marigolds With Tomatoes – And Why Tomato Plants Love It!

Did you know that planting marigolds with your tomato plants can not only help your tomatoes stay healthy, vibrant & strong, it can also help you grow your most prolific crop of tomatoes ever? It's…

How To Grow Healthy Tomato Plants! 6 Simple Secrets To A Big Harvest

If you are looking to grow and harvest an incredible crop of delicious tomatoes this year from your garden, raised beds or container tomato plants - it all starts with keeping your plants strong and…

Why To Plant Egg Shells With Tomatoes – How To Keep Your Tomato Plants Healthy!

When it comes to one of the easiest, simplest and most cost effective ways to help power your tomato plants and keep them healthy, it's hard to beat the benefits of planting egg shells with…

The Tiger Blush Tomato – How To Grow The Most Amazing Tomato Ever!

We have certainly grown a fair amount of tomato plants in our garden over the years - but without hesitation or reservation, for pure taste, the Tiger Blush Artisan tomato is hands down the best…

What To Do With Cherry Tomatoes – 6 Great Ways To Use A Big Harvest!

What in the world are we going to do with all of these cherry tomatoes?! I am usually uttering that statement to Mary every single year as July turns into August. One day, we are…