Posts tagged with «growing tomatoes»

Successfully Grow Upside Down Tomatoes in a Beautiful Hanging Planter

Several years ago we re-pinned an article on growing tomatoes upside down in a bucket.  The pin has gone gangbusters on Pinterest this year so we wanted to elaborate on the upside down tomato idea and see if we could successfully grow tomatoes upside down in a more aesthetically pleasing manner.  We decided to try growing upside down tomatoes in a hanging planter with a coconut liner.  We cut holes in the bottom of the […]

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Use these 5 Tips and Discover how to Grow the Best Tomatoes this Year

It’s easy to see where our love affair with the tomato comes from. What other vegetable brings deliciousness to your favorite sandwich, your grilled steak kabobs, or even your famous game night guacamole? The hothouse tomatoes at the grocery store are pretty pitiful compared to the pride of your garden. Therefore, it’s definitely worth it to get out there and do some planting. But, if you’re not careful, things like pests, blossom rot or disease […]

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How to Grow Tomatoes from Seed for an Inexpensive, Fruitful Garden

It’s no mystery why tomatoes are the most popular crop for home gardeners in the US. These deliciously healthy fruits are easy to grow and incredibly versatile in the kitchen. Homegrown tomatoes are perfect for salads, BLTs, salsa and much more–Diane S., an avid gardener and cooking enthusiast, tells us that it would take quite a fight to wrestle her beloved tomato press from her hands. Diane freezes her homemade tomato puree to use in “from […]

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Growing from Seed for a Fabulous Vegetable Garden

Millions of Americans grow vegetables in home gardens to save money, eat healthy and enjoy the pride that comes from growing a successful garden. You can buy vegetable plants at your local gardening store to start your garden, but growing your garden from seeds is a much less expensive way to grow loads of tasty vegetables. Case in point: you can buy enough seeds to grow 20 heirloom tomato plants for less than half the average […]

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