This new concise guide to growing tomatoes provides all the essential information you need to get you started growing your own tomatoes. It has information on the different types of tomatoes, how to start them from seed, care for them throughout the growing season and produce lots of lovely fresh ripe tomatoes.
The information and tips have been passed down from one generation to another. And the techniques described originate from a time when organic gardening was not a growing trend but a way of life. Putting your own produce on the plate was at one time an absolute necessity and much more than an interesting hobby. For many people that is becoming the reality once more, and growing your own food is a way to ease the burden on the increasing costs of living.
In addition to the essential information on growing tomatoes, you will also find many points of interest describing the origins, history and benefits of tomatoes. A lovely little guide to tomatoes that you will find yourself referring to time and time again.
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Below are a few short paragraphs from various chapters of the book:
“Vine or cordon tomatoes grow to an indeterminate size, that can be controlled by pruning, and develop trusses as they grow from the bottom to the top of the plant. A truss is an individual cluster of blossom with its own stalk.”
“In its native habitat, the tomato plant was a perennial: one that lasted from one year to the next, and fruited regularly. But this habitat needed to be tropical not temperate. Nowadays the tomato is routinely treated and cultivated as an annual – because most of the world’s population live in non-tropical climes.”
“This is such a helpful guide to growing tomatoes. As a new gardener I can now see what simple steps I missed last season. I can’t wait to put into practice this year all the tips in this book. And I loved the background information. Great for quiz nights”. Written by Waldo on Amazon
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