Ripening Green Tomatoes Calls For Common Sense and Patience If you're wondering how to ripen green tomatoes, don't worry; Mother Nature will do it for you sooner or later. But wait! It's not always that simple. Most tomato growers run into a jam near the end of the gardening season when cold weather and frost loom, yet dozens of green tomatoes remain on the vine. If you suspect the weather will … [Read more...]
Growing Tomatoes – Blessings of a Bountiful Crop
Summer has long past, and the leaves are falling; beautiful shades of yellow, orange, red and brown are blanketing the gardens: it's autumn and I am finally back to writing. For those that may have been following this site I do apologize for my absence. We have had a loss, and many changes due to that loss and so my online activities have had to take a back seat and my love for … [Read more...]
Indeterminate Tomatoes vs. Determinate Tomatoes – Do you Know Difference?
Indeterminate Tomatoes vs. Determinate Tomatoes - Do you Know Difference? I think this is one of the most popular questions I get asked. Knowing the difference between determinate tomato varieties and indeterminate tomato varieties will help you decide what tomato plant would be best to plant on your balcony, in your greenhouse, indoors, or in your own garden. So before, you go to your garden … [Read more...]
Tomato Varieties – How are they Classified?
Find out how tomato varieties are classified and learn the difference between determinate and indeterminate tomato varieties. To an enthusiastic home gardener, it might seem overwhelming to know that there are over 10,000 varieties of tomatoes. To think that the history of tomatoes can be followed back to the early American Indian people known as the Aztecs around 500 A.D. Our modern day … [Read more...]
Welcome to my Growing Tomatoes 4 You and More website. My name is Judith and I've been growing tomatoes for over 30 years. I love gardening and growing tomatoes is one of my favorite gardening passions. I've been asked by many people how to grow tomatoes, when to plant tomatoes, how to deal with tomato problems, and how and when to harvest tomatoes. So by creating this site I … [Read more...]