The Life Cycle of Tomato Plants: A Guide to Sowing, Growing, and Harvesting

A bit of botanic notions Tomato is a 70 cm to 2 m tall annual herbaceous plant that initially grows upright but eventually tends to lay down when bearing fruit. When crumpled, the hairs that cover the stems and leaves release a distinctive odor. The taproot of transplanted plants is less developed than that of plants grown in the ground, which have a strong taproot and a dense root system. Roots … Read more

How many tomato seeds per hole?

Home gardeners always face a difficult time deciding which to save or which to separate when growing two or more tomato seedlings from one hole. Because a tomato plant bears about 10 to 20 pounds of fruit in its lifetime. However, it is not wise to keep both plants in … Read more