Category: Tomatos Growing

Hybrid Tomatoes

Hybrid tomatoes sometimes get a bad rap. They are portrayed as hard, tasteless, red “tennis balls” bred for ease of harvesting and transportation. While this is occasionally the case, most often hybrids are bred for disease resistance, uniformity, and vigor. The poor taste and texture of tomatoes in the supermarket, especially in the winter often comes from the tomatoes being… Read more »

Organic Gardening – Tomato Diseases

There’s nothing worse than growing organic tomatoes and finding out they have diseases.  Tomato plants can suffer from many different types of disease that can harm just one fruit or the whole plant.  There’s really no way to get rid of the disease once it happen.  Your best bet is to prevent them from happening in the first place. The… Read more »

Heriloom vs Hybrid

With the increased attention being paid to where our food comes from and how it is grown, home gardeners can find the choices available to them confusing. Toss in the debate over organic vs. non-organic methods of growing plants or the sourcing of seeds and it’s sometimes hard to remember that you just wanted to plant a simple garden. The… Read more »

How To Make Your Own Tomato Cage

Nothing is more tasty than a fresh tomato straight out of your garden. If you’ve never tested out your own green thumb you should give it a try. It’s easy to learn how to grow and care for them. However, there are parts of the northern country where the summers are quite short and a little cool for growing tomatoes…. Read more »

How To Grow Tomatoes in Container

Let’s say you would love to be able to grow your own tomatoes, but you live in an apartment building or some other place where you don’t have your own garden. Here’s good news: you don’t have to a piece of ground you can call your own to enjoy all the benefits of growing tomatoes at home – tomatoes that… Read more »

Yellow Leaves On Tomato Plant

It is with tomatoes first most folks will test their skills, when gardening fever strikes. It is estimated, by the Garden Writers Association Foundation, that in 2009, over 41 million U.S. households raised a vegetable garden. That is 38 of the total U.S. households. And in 85 of those gardens, they estimate, tomatoes are grown. Tomatoes are the hands down… Read more »

What Are Organic Hydroponic Tomatoes

The taste and aroma of a homegrown tomato is one of the great joys in life. With worldwide populations getting larger and larger, land is at a premium. Many people do not have the property needed to grow tomatoes and other garden staples. There is a solution for this problem. Hydroponics is a system for growing vegetables and other plants… Read more »