Make Your Own Hybrid Tomato

That is, make your own hybrid tomato variety by cross pollinating two varieties and give nature a helping hand! The great thing about growing tomatoes, or anything for that matter, is that there is always something new to try. So, … Read More

Inside a Tomato Flower

A couple of week ago we looked at Sepals and Petals – this week I’d like to take a look inside a tomato flower – the male and female parts. Tomato flowers are self-pollinating because they contain both pollen and … Read More

Transpiration in Tomato Plants

Transpiration in Tomato Plants – water evaporates through a plant’s leaves and is replaced by water absorbed through a plant’s roots – in an unbroken flow.   Why this is important for our plants If moisture is unable to evaporate … Read More

Grafting Tomato Rootstock – Advantages

The advantages of grafting tomato rootstock onto your favourite tomato varieties include: More Tomatoes – especially useful for heirloom varieties where quantity of fruit may be low. Earlier Tomatoes – avoid green tomatoes at the end of the season and … Read More

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