Gardening Basics

Watering Tomato Plants

Proper watering plays a significant role in producing a healthy tomato plant with tasty, meaty, juicy fruit. So, what’s the secret? Roots Always water at the root zone–never overhead. Watering directly at the soil level will strengthen the plant’s root system. When you overhead water, much of the water will not make it to the […]Read More...

DETERMINATE VERSUS INDETERMINATE TOMATOES

Halleluiah, it’s tomato-planting time again! If you’ve grown tomatoes in the past, you most likely have your favorites. If not, just ask! You’ll find some pretty strong opinions regarding tomato choices. One of the many features you will need to consider when choosing what type of tomato to grow is plant habit. The two main […]Read More...

Growing and Containing Rampant Spreaders

What do you do when you fall in love with a plant but you know it spreads and could take over your entire garden? Contain it! This could be as easy as planting it in its own container. Ceramic, metal or resin pots certainly put a punch of color in a corner, on a deck […]Read More...