Weekly Newsletters every Friday – if you have news or ideas to share, please let me know!
|Plotting for Success – 4th Feb.
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
Why Tomato Seedlings become leggy
April is the Last Chance for SowingTomato Plug Plants – Pot Ready Plants
|Going Potty! – 8th April
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
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
|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
F1 to F6
Update on Tumbling Toms
|Saving Tomato Seeds – 22nd July
Cuttings Set Fruit Before Planting
|Growing Tips July – 29th July
|How do your leaves look?
Avoid watery tasting tomatoes
|August Newsletter 1 – 5th August
A Few Observations
|August Newsletter 2 – 12th August
Slugs and Snails
Trusses and Clusters
|August Newsletter 3 – 19th August
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.