Growing Tomatoes

Growing Tomatoes: Step 4 (Maintaining)

Posted in - Gardening on June 2nd 2010 0 Comments Maintaining Tomatoes

Mulching

We already discussed adding compost to your soil see Step:3 (Planting Outdoors), but it is also very beneficial to add a protective layer of mulch to your tomato plants. This layer can help retain moisture in the soil, suppress weeds and keep the soil cool.

Growing Tomatoes: Step 1 (Choosing a Variety)

Posted in - Gardening on May 29th 2010 0 Comments Choosing a Tomato Variety

Knowing the differences in varieties of tomatoes and what they are best suited for, will help simplify the process of choosing which to grow. Before deciding on a variety though, you should determine whether you will be starting from seed, or purchasing starter plants (your choices may be limited depending on what your local garden …