Photinia scorching caused by organic-matter paucity
Q: How do ... Why are my Early Girl tomatoes so small? A: Whenever I've grown them the fruit has always been small. I assumed the variety has sparse foliage and with the sudden buildup of heat the plant wasn't able to generate enough carbohydrates to ...
Nothing is better than home-grown tomatoes
Weed and mulch need no further explanation. Tomatoes are heavy feeders, so without a soil test, I'd recommend you need to fertilize two times with a regular 15-15-15 fertilizer ... with your home grown tomatoes. There is nothing better than sharing ...
Florida Gardening 101: How do you grow tomatoes in South Florida?
The most frequently asked question by gardeners after moving to South Florida is "how do you grow tomatoes?" The answer is, homegrown tomatoes are easy in the subtropical climate of South Florida once you know how. Tomatoes are grown in South Florida ...
Anything Grows: Nothing like a home-grown tomato
In fact, my late husband was a tomato-hater until he tried a tomato that we had grown in our back yard. Before I knew it, he was tilling up half the yard to plant 50 tomato plants. Tomatoes make us so happy it's only fair that we do ... home and he was in ...
How the modern day tomato came to be
Florida tomatoes are grown in sand. Just like the sand on Daytona Beach, it's great to wiggle your toes in, but it contains zero nutrients. None. So they have to essentially pump in all the chemical food that the plant is going to need for its lifetime.