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Easy to grow and prolific, tomatoes are just about the most widely grown of all garden plants, edible or otherwise. Amateur and commercial growers have varying ideas about how best to grow tomatoes; if you have developed your own particular scheme, continue to follow it. But if you are a novice or you are dissatisfied with your previous attempts you may find the following information useful.

Starting Tomatoes Seeds

First, choose varieties suited to your climate that will yield the kind of tomatoes you like on the type of vines that you can handle. Plant a few of each early, mid-season, and late varieties for production over a long period; some good varieties can be found on the shop page here on tomato seeds for sale.

How to Grow Tomatoes

To grow your own tomato plants from seed, sow in early March in pots of light soil mix or in readymade seed starter. Cover seed in pots with ½ inch of fine soil. Firm soil over seeds. Keep soil surface damp. Place seed container in cold frame or sunny window. A temperature of 65°-70°F is ideal, although a range of 50° at night and 85° in the day will give acceptable results. When seedlings are 2 inches tall, transplant them into 3 or 4 inch pots. Keep in sunny area until seedlings reach transplant size.

When to Transplant Tomato Seedlings

The time to plant seedlings, when grown from seed depends on where you live. Plant in February or early March for zones 12, 13; April, may or early June in Zones 7-9, 14-24; may or early June in Zones 1-6,10,11. Typically, 6 tomato plants can supply a family with fresh tomatoes and some for processing. Google+

Starting Tomato Seeds

How To Grow Tomatoes

Pruning Tomato Plants

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