Friday, April 13, 2012

The Tomato Challenge

Large round tomatoes are the most challenging to grow well.
If you have had little success with tomatoes don’t take it personally. Tomatoes are tough to grow in the coastal south. Summer heat causes problems with ripening, fruit set, and flavor, yet allows diseases and pests to thrive. 

While we can’t change the weather, there are some things that can be done at planting time to increase your chances of success. These include planting as early as possible, planting deep, and planting heat adapted varieties. To find out more read the entire article on the Pender Extension website:

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