Can You Compost Tomatoes?
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Can You Compost Tomatoes?

Keep tomato plants out of the landfill? Or keep tomato diseases out of your garden? Yourfriendly Planet Natural blogger never thought much about composting tomatoes until a reader sent…

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Tomato Gardening Guru – How to Grow Tomatoes
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Tomato Gardening Guru – How to Grow Tomatoes

Welcome to Planet Natural’s go-to guide for growing juicy, extra flavorful, organic tomatoes in your own backyard. Growing Killer Tomatoes It’s a true story, and one to give…

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Tomato Patrol
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Tomato Patrol

Organic tomato pest control means watching out for a fat green worm — with a horn! Afriend, an avid organic tomato grower, has started her harvest and you…

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Genetically Modified Tomatoes… Really?
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Genetically Modified Tomatoes… Really?

Disguised in the cover of a favorite summer time topic — why don’t store-bought tomatoes taste good? — The New York Times has printed a story, “You Call…

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Tomatoes & Basil: How Does YOUR Garden Grow?
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Tomatoes & Basil: How Does YOUR Garden Grow?

Companion plants for tomatoes — not always a perfect pair! Lastevening, your friendly and inquisitive Planet Natural Blogger visited a couple of distinguished food writers — they are…

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Organic Tomatoes = More Nutrition
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Organic Tomatoes = More Nutrition

The latest information on healthy, heirloom, organically raised tomatoes. Grow them yourself! Doyou have your tomato starts planted? If you need motivation, here’s the latest. A study published…

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Tomato Gardening 101
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Tomato Gardening 101

How to plant, grow and harvest the best organic and heirloom tomatoes in your own backyard. “It’sdifficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.”…

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Tomato
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Tomato

Nothing beats the taste of a fresh, vine ripened heirloom tomato grown in your own garden. Sunlight: Full sun Maturity: 50-90 days Height: 3 to 8 feet Spacing: 18 to 36 inches apart, 3 to 4 feet…

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Precautions When Canning Tomatoes
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Precautions When Canning Tomatoes

Water-bath canning techniques may no longer be safe. Foryears, we canned tomatoes and homemade tomato sauce the way grandma taught us: using the water bath method. This involved…

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Homegrown Tomato Time
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Homegrown Tomato Time

Whether heirlooms or hybrids, tomatoes from your garden taste best. There’s something different in the air, something that precludes the end of summer and the coming of cooler…

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