How Deep To Plant Tomatoes

Deep Planting Tomatoes

One frequent problem many gardeners encounter with tomato plants is leggy, spindly growth. The best way to prevent this is to plant your tomato plants as deeply as possible to

How To Save Tomato Seeds

Saving Tomato Seeds

It is very easy to collect and save tomato seeds. Because open-pollinated and heirloom seeds are generally self-pollinating when you collect and save their seed, you can be reasonably sure

Are Coffee Grounds Good For Tomato Plants?

Coffee Grounds for Tomato Plants

Many people have become fond of putting coffee grounds on plants as a mulch or fertilizer, claiming that the coffee grounds are an excellent tonic for their garden.  While it

Does Neem Oil Kill Tomato Worms? Is it Safe?

can neem oil control tomato hornworms

Have you used Neem oil on your tomato plants? Have you wondered if natural organic neem pesticide remedy will work on the tomato hornworms as well? Click on this article to learn about tomato hornworms and neem oil.

7 Best Homemade Tomato Fertilizer Options

Have you ever tried using a natural tomato fertilizer to grow your tomato plants? Let’s face it… Tomatoes are undoubtedly the most popular plant grown in many home vegetable gardens.

Can You Use Neem Oil On Tomato Plants?

Using Neem oil on Tomato plants

Can Neem oil be used on tomato plants? Neem is considered one of the safest and most beneficial organic insecticides in the world. Neem has several benefits and a well earned reputation. [DETAILS]

Tomato Mosaic Virus Symptoms And Cause

tomato mosaic virus graphic

Tomato Mosaic Virus (ToMV) is a fast spreading plant virus. It quickly devastates a wide variety of crops, most especially tomatoes. Click on this article to learn more on Tomato Mosaic Virus (ToMV) and its control.

How Much Space Does a Tomato Plant Need?

how far apart to space tomato plants?

One of the most challenging parts of gardening is knowing how much distance to put between your plants. You don’t want to put them too close together and force them

Growing San Marzano Tomatoes

graphic of San Marzano tomato

Italy is famous for its fabulous food, and it should come as no surprise, certain ingredients are held in high regard when it comes to Italian cooking. Along with traditional

Why Tomato Plants Leaves Turn Yellow

tomato plant leaves turning yellow

A lush green yard can represent a major monetary investment in the value of your home. For this reason, when you discover tomato leaves turning yellow or other vegetables it

How To Prevent And Treat Late Blight

Caused by Phytophthora infestans, a type of fungus, Late blight is also known as Potato blight. It is one of the major culprits behind some of the worst potato famines

Growing Tomatoes Questions and Answers

Question: I am losing about half of my tomato crop because of fruit rot. Sunken round spots develop over the ripening fruit. The spots enlarge rapidly in warm weather. Answer:

What Causes Tomato Blossoms To Drop?

The stems of your gorgeous tomato plants just turned yellow and dropped all their blooms, and you’re suddenly wondering why. This phenomenon is known as “blossom drop.” There are several

Why Tomatoes Crack When Growing

Cracking Tomato

If you have grown tomatoes for any period of time, you’ve experienced “tomato cracks.” Most tomato cracking is due to sudden growth in the tomato fruit from excess water. The

How to Deep Water Tomato Plants

Growing tomatoes is a much-debated topic among gardeners. A key point of contention is watering. Tomato plants need lots of water. However, tomato plants are also quite susceptible to both