When To Remove The Growing Tip

It’s difficult to move in my polytunnel … too many tomato plants and too many experiments going on, but it’s been a very exciting season so far! The good weather has helped a lot. Even the plants that were spindly/leggy … Read More

De-Leafing Tomato Plants

Removing leaf branches or de-leafing tomato plants usually begins when the lowest leaves begin to turn yellow. Yellow leaves around the base of a plant are very common and it’s caused by plants sending their nutrients to the upper leaves … Read More

Removing Lower Leaves

Removing a few lower leaves that have started to turn yellow or have been half eaten by a slug is a good idea. It helps to keep plants healthy by not giving insects and germs decaying leaves to feed on … Read More