growing tomato tips: "water consistently at the same time every day." - hardware cloth for critter problems - epsom salts - banana peels -marigolds - a lot of miracle grow - eggshells and/or powdered milk for calcium
Plant BFFs. Marigolds help tomatoes and roses grow better. Nasturtiums keep bugs away from squash and broccoli. Petunias protect beans from beetles and oregano chases them away from cucumbers. Geraniums keep Japanese beetles away from roses and corn. Chives make carrots sweeter, and basilmakes tomatoes even tastier.