Weekly Newsletters every Friday – if you have news or ideas to share, please let me know!
|Plotting for Success – 4th Feb.||Getting Started
Compost & Pots
Varieties for Success
Determinate – Indeterminate
|A Variety of Varieties – 11th Feb.||Heirloom & Open Pollinated
Advantages of Hybrids
Varieties are Sometimes Regional
|Make Mine a Large One! – 18th Feb.||Recommended Large Varieties
Why Too Much Water Affects Taste
One Lump or Two?
|Where There’s Muck There’s Brass – 25th Feb.||John Innes Compost
|Ready, Steady, Sow! – 4th March||Sow a Few Seeds this Weekend!
Terms, Glossary and Tomato Jargon
|First Past the Post – 11th March||Latah – The Race Is On!
Advantage of Sowing Late
It’s In The Name
|Tomato Plants are Like People – 18th March||When It’s too Sunny and Hot
When It’s Too Cold and Wet
Tomato Seeds – Service and Value
Breed Your Own Variety – What Would You Name It?
|A Leaf out of the Hydroponic Book – 25th March||Growing Without Soil
Aeration – (did I mention that plant roots need air?)
Nutrients – Feeding
|Tomato Seedlings at Four Weeks – 1st April||Sow-a-long Update
Why Tomato Seedlings become leggy
April is the Last Chance for SowingTomato Plug Plants – Pot Ready Plants
|Going Potty! – 8th April||Potting-on
Why we use different pot sizes as tomato plants grow.
Too much sun causes wilting in young plants
|Alice, Brian, Charlie, Daisy and Eric! – 15th April||Pot Sizes
Three Stages of Growth
|Tips for Easter Week – 22nd April||Garden fleece for cold and hot weather.
|Sow Far Sow Good – 29th April||Plants Make Progress
Prevention rather than cure – Avoiding problems before they happen!
Keeping plants in top condition
|Going Out Soon – 6th May||Tall Varieties
|British Tomato Week – 13th May||British Tomato Week
Slow and Quick Movers!
|Tumbling Tom Tomatoes Feeding Plan – 20th May||Wet Leaves, Wet Soil, Cold Night!
Removing Lower Leaves
Preparing Hanging Baskets
|Tumbling Tom Final Position – 27th May||It’s Not Always Good Being a Famous Tomato Plant!
This Week’s Leaf Problem
Small or Large? Both is Good!
|A Sucker Saves The Day! – 3rd June||Advanced Pruning Technique
Flower/Fruit Set & Pollination
Five Tumbling Tom Update
|Tending The Tomatoes – 10th June||Tidying The Toms
Removing Leaf Branches
Curly Top Leaves
Five Toms Update
|Good Vibrations – 17th June||Help with Pollinating Flowers
This Week’s Leaf Problem – Sun Scorch
The Story Behind Mortgage Lifter
|Red Alert – 24th June||Holiday Watering System
Red Alert – In The Lead
Why Are My Beefsteakes a Funny Shape?
|Topical Tips – 1st July||Taking Tomato Cuttings
Tips For This Time Of The Season
|More Tomato Tips – 8th July||More Tomato Tips
Stupice and Latah overtake Red Alert
|First Generation – 15th July||Seed Reliability
F1 to F6
Update on Tumbling Toms
|Saving Tomato Seeds – 22nd July||Saving Seeds
Cuttings Set Fruit Before Planting
|Growing Tips July – 29th July||How do your leaves look?
Avoid watery tasting tomatoes
|August Newsletter 1 – 5th August||Tomato Split
A Few Observations
|August Newsletter 2 – 12th August||Rain water
Slugs and Snails
Trusses and Clusters
|August Newsletter 3 – 19th August||August Jobs
Encouraging Toms to Ripen
Tidy up plant leaves
Is it really in bad taste?
|August Newsletter 4 – 26th August||A Room Full of Tomato Growers
You Like Tomato
I Like Tomato!
|The Biggest Challenge –
|Growing Tomatoes In Short Season Areas
|Choosing The Right Varieties
Keeping Plants In Top Condition
Aeration – Airflow
|On A Curious Note
All Shapes and Sizes
|Why Tomatoes Split
|Tomato Plants are Similar to Humans – in Some Ways!|
|Last of the Summer Tomatoes
|Helping Fruit to Mature
The Last Newsletter of the Season
October to January, tomato discussion continues at Tomato Daily.