Tomatoes are native to Central and South America and thrive in warm, moist conditions. To grow them from seed requires at least 110 days of sunny, hot weather — a luxury we don’t always have in North America in some gardening zones. American gardeners in the cooler zones have … [Read more...]
What is an F1 Tomato?
Question: What is an F1 tomato? I've come across the term while browsing for tomato seeds, but I'm not exactly sure what it means. Could you please explain? - Sarah B. Gardening Channel Replies: F1 tomatoes, or more broadly, F1 hybrids, refer to a specific category of hybrid … [Read more...]
Can Cows Eat Tomato Plants?
By Erin Marissa Russell Do you need to know whether cows can eat tomato plants? We’ve got everything you need to know about tomato plants and cows right here. Cows can eat ripe red tomatoes, but other parts of the tomato plant, along with unripe green tomatoes, are toxic to … [Read more...]
A Helpful Guide to Growing Cherokee Purple Tomatoes
One of the most popular of the non-traditional heirloom variety of tomatoes, the Cherokee Purple grows to both great height and gives fruit of large size, appealing to gardener tomato connoisseurs. It's very tasty with what's usually described as a “tomato-ey” flavor and has a … [Read more...]
Why Are My Tomato Leaves Rolling- 10 Reasons
By Jennifer Poindexter Tomato plants are one of the most popular plants in the garden. Yet, they face many challenges. One of those challenges is curling leaves on a tomato plant. Have you ever wondered why your tomato leaves curl? If so, you’re in the right place. I’m … [Read more...]
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