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How to Grow & Maintain Killer Tomato Plants


You are looking at my tomato plants about 6 weeks from planting the seedlings.  I threw in a photo of my garden on the first day the seedlings were planted just to show you a comparison from initial planting, to where they are currently.  1,040 more words


7/3/15: In the garden this week

The first Rudbeckias are beginning to bloom: it’s summer! In my garden, Rudbeckia subtomentosa begins the show, usually around July 4, and continues blooming until September. 698 more words


Prune Tomatoes If You Prefer

By Phran Novelli

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A listener wrote last week to ask about pruning tomatoes. The first thing to know is, you don’t have to do it, it’s up to you. 170 more words

Heard On

6/26/15: In the garden this week

Some parts of our area got hit by thunderstorms this week, but all the rain passed us by, so the soil is pretty dry once again. 590 more words


Staking Tomatoes - A Near Devastating Mistake

Several weeks ago my tomato plants finally started to take off after being transplanted from the plastic cups they’d been grown in to the garden.  They had nearly doubled in size so I decided to secure the stalks to the stakes that were set in the ground beside them when planted. 415 more words

Living Day To Day

Tomato Growing Tip

Juicy Huge Tomatoes

Do you struggle with growing gorgeous huge tomatoes?  When my grandfather was alive, he always had bumper crops of gorgeous looking and tasting tomatoes. 161 more words

Chicken Manure

How to "String Up" Tomatoes

Hurray!  The growing season is finally upon us and starting to hit its stride!  Whether we started them ourselves or purchased some locally, it is time to start thinking about plump and juicy tomatoes to go with any occasion.  758 more words

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