Monthly Archives: November 2010
In Part 1 of this series, I discussed my decision to grow my own tomatoes, my selection of a Topsy Turvy “upside down” planter, and the problems with advice on the internet about growing tomatoes. In this post, I address various aspects of choosing a tomato variety, establishing appropriate growing conditions, and getting the tomato plant into the planter.
This is not a step by step tutorial. Each brand of planter comes with its own instructions for planting and cultivation, so I won’t duplicate those instructions here. I’ll emphasize some of the key points they make and add my own comments.
Keep reading — Cultivating Better (Tomato) Taste, Part 2
Is it too much to ask for tomatoes with decent flavor and ripeness? This year I decided to grow my own tomatoes, using the simplest method I could find. I discovered that I had a lot to learn.
This is the first of a series of posts about my experience growing tomatoes for the first time.
Keep reading — Cultivating Better (Tomato) Taste, Part 1