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Tomato Plant Nutrition: What Nutrients do Tomato Plants Need?

5 Sep

Tomato Plant Nutrition: What Nutrients do Tomato Plants Need?
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Every tomato grower has a ‘secret recipe’ for tomato growing success. An integral part of a high yield is proper tomato plant nutrition. That’s right – plants need food, too! Giving a plant the right food at the right time will not only increase fruit yield, it will also help prevent damage from diseases and […]

3 Reasons You Should Grow Tomatoes

1 Dec

tomato colours

1. Tomatoes Taste Delicious There is no denying just how delicious and versatile a fresh, juicy tomato can be. They can be eaten cooked or raw, as a snack or a main dish, on a pizza, in a salad, or just by themselves. Tomatoes also play an important role in many different traditional cuisines: Italian […]

Garden Fresh Tomato and Pepper Salsa

27 May

Tomato Salsa

Tomatoes and peppers are amongst the easiest vegetables to grow successfully in any garden. So if you plant them at the same time, there’s a good chance that you will get a good crop. You can expect to be able to bottle at least two litres of salsa from this recipe. Having said this, tomatoes […]

Tomato Pest And Disease Problems

7 Mar

spider mite damage on tomato

Tomatoes are in the potato family, and are susceptible to tens, if not hundreds of pest and disease problems; however, that should not stop any tomato loving gardener from harvesting buckets of healthy tomatoes. The key is to learn how to prevent, diagnose and treat tomato problems. Tomato Disease Prevention Banishing disease starts with healthy growing […]

7 Powerful Reasons To Eat Tomatoes

14 Feb

Reasons to Eat Tomatoes

Tomatoes are a good source of vitamin C and potassium. They also pack plenty of the phytochemicals that provide disease prevention benefits. Tomatoes are high in lycopene (a powerful antioxidant) and phenolic compounds. In our diet, 95% of lycopene intake comes from tomatoes and tomato products. It is also found in watermelon, pink grapefruit, papaya […]