Tips for Growing Tomato Plants

17 May

Get the most out of your home grown tomato garden.

  • Choose a bright spot to start your beds. A location that gets at least 10 hours of light in the summer is the best for growing this ever popular fruit/ vegetable.
  • Prepare the beds by turning the soil and amend with organic matter. We often suggest  Coast of Maine’s Lobster compost blend. (you can purchase here in the garden center).
  • Water deeply, but infrequently starting off at once a week until the height of the summer where you may then water every 5 days.
  • Keep your tomatoes coming all summer long… to eliminate having all of your harvest coming at once, three weeks after planting your first crop plant more.





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