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How To Grow Amazing Tomatoes This Year!

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Without a doubt - tomatoes are the most important crop we grow in our garden.
In fact, we use ourhome-grown tomatoes and tomato based products nearly 365 days a year. In thesummertime - we eat them right off the vine, in salads, hamburgers, sauces andmore. In the fall and winter months, we enjoy the tomato juice, vegetable soup,chili, salsa, pasta sauce, pizza sauce, and ketchup that we have canned orfrozen from the summer's bounty.
Here are some valuablehints, tips and tricks we have learned over the years to grow a bumper crop oftomatoes:
1. The When, HowAnd Where Of Planting Tomatoes:
WHEN TO PLANT: Tomatoes are just about the last thing that getplanted in our garden. Tomatoes love warm soil and warm weather. Ifyou plant them too early in your growing season, they can really struggle. It'snot just about preventing frost. Cold, damp spring temperatures can make themmore susceptible to disease, rot and lethargic growth. Here in this partof Ohio, most of our garden goes in
  • how to grow amazing tomatoes this year, gardening, Whether fresh or canned we use tomatoes from our garden nearly every day of the year
Whether fresh or canned – we use tomatoes from our garden nearly every day of the year
  • how to grow amazing tomatoes this year, gardening, Pick a bright sunny location for your tomatoes
Pick a bright, sunny location for your tomatoes
  • how to grow amazing tomatoes this year, gardening, Crush a few egg shells in each of your holes to help prevent blossom rot
Crush a few egg shells in each of your holes to help prevent blossom rot
  • how to grow amazing tomatoes this year, gardening, Pruning a few inches from the bottom of your plants allows for easy watering and increased air and light to reach your plants
Pruning a few inches from the bottom of your plants allows for easy watering and increased air and light to reach your plants
  • how to grow amazing tomatoes this year, gardening, Water around the base of your plants and not on the leaves It allows water to reach the roots and prevents mold
Water around the base of your plants, and not on the leaves. It allows water to reach the roots and prevents mold

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  • Poppy
    Poppy New River, AZ

    One to two tablespoons per gallon of water or directly on soil surrounding plant. It is not salt at all but magnesium sulfate. What I read says you can't use too much!

  • Louis Letson
    Louis Letson Scottsboro, AL

    Please note: Epsom Salt is not the same thing as table salt: Epsom salt is Magnesium Sulfate; table salt is Sodium Chloride.
    I don't know what kind of salt Lot preferred, but I don't think it was blonds.

  • Ladybird1706
    Ladybird1706 Canon, GA

    If u buy the Epson salt in a box then the usages and AMOUNTS for each usage is on the box

  • Colgrey

    Add several TUMS around the base of the tomato plant

  • Colgrey

    Prevent blossom end rot of the tomato

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