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Should You Use Epsom Salt For Tomatoes Blossom End Rot [TRUE]?

Should You Use Epsom Salt For Tomatoes Blossom End Rot [TRUE]?

Here is the question: Does Epsom Salt STOP Tomato Blossom End Rot?How much Epsom salt for tomatoes?NO! Epsom Salts helps promote or encourage Blossom End Rot. Find Out WHY!Epsom salt has been a favorite tool for a long time in the growers’ toolbox. It has been touted as a secret cure-all for many plant ills.

How to Deep Water Tomato Plants

How to Deep Water Tomato Plants

Watering plants can be a challenge, especially if the plants need to be “deep watered” and fertilized.Some would suggest using drip irrigation to slowly let the water soak in.As good as drip watering is, sometimes it is not enough. That was the blight of Rebecca at Camp Wander.The hot and windy summers never allowed her to give her tomatoes enough water.

How To: Growing Tomatoes Using A Deep Watering Gardening Method

How To: Growing Tomatoes Using A Deep Watering Gardening Method

The root systems of many plants are very extensive, and getting the water to travel down 12-18 inches requires lots of water.At the A Sonoma Garden website they share a solution to deep water their tomato plants.Their results have been so good they’ve had to use beefier tomato cages. Check out their article including addition pictures at the link below…JOIN Our FREE Plant Care NewsletterBy entering your email address you agree to receive a daily email newsletter from Plant Care Today.

Growing San Marzano Tomatoes

Growing San Marzano Tomatoes

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 balsamic vinegar like this, Prosciutto di Parma ham and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, the San Marzano tomato plant is held in exceptionally high regard.

How Many Pounds of Tomatoes Per Plant? 12 Steps To High Yield Tomatoes – 50-80 lbs per Plant

How Many Pounds of Tomatoes Per Plant? 12 Steps To High Yield Tomatoes – 50-80 lbs per Plant

This “article” on growing high yield tomato plants originated as a short post with a video. We decided to update and expand the post but to keep the original information “as is.” Enjoy the update!Many people who grow tomatoes ask “How Many Tomatoes Per Plant can I get?” Most produce on average about 10 pounds of tomatoes per plant.

Pruning Tomato Plants: How to Prune Tomatoes For Maximum Yield

Pruning Tomato Plants: How to Prune Tomatoes For Maximum Yield

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Tomato Plant Care Growing Tips – Do’s and Don’ts

Tomato Plant Care Growing Tips – Do’s and Don’ts

Looking for some tips on caring for tomato plants?Over time we all learn tips and tricks which help us during the growing season to produce more vegetables, color our gardens, the landscape, and even the lawn.Little things like don’t plant unless the soil is above X degrees. Tomato plants have their “tricks” as well which help produce high yield crops of tomatoes.

Why Tomato Plants Leaves Turn Yellow

Why Tomato Plants Leaves Turn 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 it can be extremely disappointing.Why do tomato plants turn yellow all of a sudden and start dying?What causes this?Do you just have poor soil?Are your gardening care practices wanting?

Epsom Salt For Tomato Plants Makes Sweeter Tastier Tomatoes

Epsom Salt For Tomato Plants Makes Sweeter Tastier Tomatoes

You’ve probably heard of using Epsom Salts for personal hygiene. However, using epsom salt for tomatoes may be something new. It’s true, Epsom salt can also be used in the garden! and for killing a tree stump.What Is Epsom Salt?First of all, Epsom salt is not salt. It is NOT something you put on your food!

10 Rules For Success With Growing Tomatoes

10 Rules For Success With Growing Tomatoes

Let me ask you a question. When planting tomato plants do you follow any “rules” or do you simply plant and hope for the best?Garden tomatoes are just as tasty to insects and birds as they are to us, and low hanging tomatoes can even become lunch for terrapins!Although many people believe tomatoes are a foolproof crop, the fact is you do need to know a thing or two in order to grow tomatoes successfully.

5 Best Homemade Tomato Fertilizer Options

5 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.They are hardy plants and can grow in almost every “hardy” zone.However, tomatoes are heavy feeders and need a lot of nutrients.