Growing the Best Paste Tomatoes Yields Fresh Salsa and Sauce - Garden - GRIT Magazine
Homemade ketchup, tomato paste, spaghetti sauce and fresh salsa are just a few of the great recipes you can make from fresh tomato varieties.
Shannon's Homemade Monster Tomato Fertilizer Recipe
My chickens are gifts that keep on giving. Nothing they create goes to waste. In my previous article about composting chicken poo, I mentioned how even chicken waste isn't wasted, but put to use in my garden. Egg shells can go into the compost pile, too, and they make an excellent, enriching addition--mine sometimes do--but…
Plant Alyssum under tomatoes
Plant Alyssum under tomatoes to attract pollinators. Expert tips-> Plant in full sun and give them at least 1.5' of space to grow. Enhance soil with epsom salt to fertilize plants. Water once weekly, for long soaks. Surround with Marigolds as well to deter unwanted insects. Pull suckers (the lower branches which boast no flowers)…
10 Tomato Companion Plants To Get The Most Delicious Tomatoes This Year
Companion planting has been practiced for a very long time. Native Americans were amongst the first to use companion plants to improve the vitality of plants. According to Iroquois legend, planting corn, beans and squash together helps all these plants thrive and produce a better harvest. Many gardeners still practice this method of growing called...Read More
How to Root Tomato Suckers and Grow New Plants
Did you know you can root tomato suckers for a second crop of fresh and healthy plants? Cloning tomato plants from stems is faster than starting from seed.
How to Support Tomato Plants
Let me show you how to support tomato plants with a simple system that is strong, affordable, and very easy to set up. Support your plants so they can produce a ton!
This is How to Correctly Plant Tomatoes to Grow 5–8 ft Plants
Tomatoes are grown and consumed all over the world since they offer a myriad of health benefits, and a distinctive, tasty flavor. According to Jillian Levy, CHHC: “Tomatoes have a long history dating back thousands of years to around the time of 500 B.C. in Mexico, where they were a staple crop for the Aztecs […]
Self-Watering Containers, made from buckets
Self-Watering Containers made from buckets - Also includes Planting the self-watering container - planting mix, fertilizer and plant placement