Category Archives: Tomatoes

Here you will find information about growing, harvesting, pest and disease management.

White Fish Ceviche, or Pico de Gallo with Fish

Ceviche is a method of “cooking” fish with no heat, using the acid of citrus juice.  It is a perfect dish for a hot summer night.   Advertisements

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Organic Gardening: To Prune or Not to Prune — The Number One Tomato Question

Do you prune your tomatoes? How much? What about suckers? Do I prune off all the suckers? These are frequently asked questions on Debbie’s Back Porch? I will try to answer some of them in this video.

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Easy, Practical Tomato Support System

Those of us who obsess about growing tomatoes know that a support system that really works is hard to find.  I have tried many different ways to support my tomato plants.  This is the system that works best in my … Continue reading

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Planting Tomatoes in Deeply Mulched Beds

Mulch is great for your garden, and we use aged wood chips petty freely for water retention and weed control. Planting in these deeply mulched beds is a little different, though.  Here are some tips you may find useful.

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Blossom End Rot

Well I could talk about this for days! Blossom End Rot is caused by a calcium deficiency at the fruiting area. That may or may not indicate a calcium deficiency in the soil. The best way to treat blossom end … Continue reading

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