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    How To Prune Tomato Plants

    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 to ward off insects and mostly disease, such as blights and wilts.

    How To Grow Tomatoes In A Bucket

    Each time you crack an egg open, instead of tossing the shell into the trash, drop it into an open container that you keep in the fridge. When the container is full, crush the shells into small bits and sprinkle them around the base of your plants. The sharp egg shells will deter slugs, snails, and other bugs from nibbling on your garden.

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    Fighting Tomato Blight with Pennies

    7 Simple Tips for Growing Tomatoes- tips and tricks to help you grow the best tomatoes in your garden.

    Just flatten a banana peel and bury it under one inch of soil at the base of a rosebush. The peel’s potassium feeds the plant and helps it resist for tomato plants too. Is this something you already knew?

    Tomato Care - how to grow them better!

    Drip irrigation- I do this every year and it works great! Especially during a long Texas drought- less water waste. The only thing that kept my plants going, and once the plants get growing they hide the bottles. Quick and easy way to fertilize too!

    Tomato, potato & pepper grow bags!

    Grow Bags -- Pretty... but, if you're gonna grow in bags, just use the plastic bag that the soil comes in and save yourself $15 per planter... I have an example of that on this board... I am thinking of trying it out this summer... Deb

    Very smart! Rinse veggies right in the garden and then re-use the water on the plants. Plastic bucket and small laundry basket/colander from Dollar Tree would do nicely.

    Growing tomatoes from cuttings. Tomatoes belong to the nightshade plant family. There is a unique thing about nightshade plants, they grow roots along the stem--any stem.

    How to Prune a Tomato Here are six good reasons to prune tomatoes: To grow more flavorful tomatoes. To grow larger tomatoes. To grow more tomatoes over the length of a season. To keep plant leaves and fruits off the ground and away from pests, insect damage, and fungal disease. To keep plants smaller and more compact. To allow tomatoes on the plant at the end of the seas.

    7 Tips for growing bigger better tomatoes

    How to plant tomatoes for best results.

    Never pay for onions again. Grow your own fresh onions year round. Page also includes tips for growing tomatoes, pineapple, herbs, etc. Check it out.

    1tsp epsom salts in 4 c warm water... spray on plant and then 10 days later it produces more fruit due to boost of magnesium... especially for tomatoes, peppers and roses

    How to Plant Bulbs in a Container - planting in fall and leaving outside during winter will bring forth better blooms because of the exposure to winter cold.