Tomato plants flourish in straw bales, and no weeds or weeding! Check out the straw-bale gardening movement that has become one of this summer's hottest gardening trends. (AP Photo/Cool Springs Press, Tracy Walsh/Poser Design) Wonder if this would work?
Sprinkle coffee grounds around your vegetables before you water them, you will be activating slow-release nitrogen that will help them grow faster and fuller. Slugs don't like them either! I put coffee grounds and egg shells in my garden all the time.
This is a MUST READ for anyone growing tomatoes. There's LOTS of science behind this planting plan that makes super healthy plants. Links give even more advice/ with pictures. -awesome article on tomato growing
Homemade Mosquito Spray- so easy just 3 ingredients! No harsh chemicals, water or distilled water Apple Cider Vinegar or Witch Hazel (I used Witch Hazel) drops of Bug Off Oil depending on the level of protection you need
Snipping off the “suckers” from a tomato bush will help the plant to focus its power on the rising fruits instead of the leafs, Growing better, healthier fruit. Clipping any branches off at the bottom of the tomato plant that is reaching the ground helps