Are you passionate about tomatoes?
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In fact, it’s why we created this community dedicated to “Tomato Everything for People Who Love Tomatoes.”
Our expert Tomato Casual team will help you grow a better tomato, discover new ways to cook and enjoy tomatoes, and will keep you in know about all things tomato.
We invite you to be a part our community and share your tips, stories, photos and passion with those of us also enjoy this most perfect fruit.
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1. Start early OR buy plants.
Use seeds if you are set up to grow them with proper space, lighting and will be able to keep them moist. If you are not able to devote the time then buy plants. Let the greenhouse do all the early work.
2. Plant deeply.
It can not be said often enough that the root system is where a tomato gets its growing power.
Okay, I don’t know if that’s actually true . . . I’ll look into it and get back to you.
But apparently, they like a little seaweed.
Regular use of kelp sprays on your tomato plants has been shown to make plants heartier and healthier, and even improve the soil conditions and flavor of the tomatoes.
An heirloom is an old fashioned breed or strain of tomato that is not scientifically altered and can be reproduced from seed.
They are full of flavor and style - meaning they can grow a wonderfully unsymmetrical, often wacky shape.
We know tomatoes as juicy, tasty, and simply delicious, but it wasn’t always this way.
The tomato is said to have been around since as early as 700 A.D. growing wild in the Andes of South America and cultivated by Incas and Aztecs; somehow tomatoes eventually ended up in Central America . .
Summertime means loads of fresh, delicious tomatoes, and here in southern Italy, that means one thing: lots of Bruschetta al Pomodoro, or Bruschetta with Tomatoes–grilled bread topped with a mix of fresh tomatoes, basil, oregano, salt, and olive oil.
FilmFour did a beautiful promotional series of commercials, and here you can see Ewan McGregor in a tomato suit, getting assaulted.