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Sowing Tomatoes

Without a doubt  the vegetable I am asked the most questions about is the tomato what makes this interesting is in fact the tomato is technically a fruit.

The commonest question is

“why dont tomatoes I buy taste like they used to ?”

and the short answer is they are are most likely a variety whose breeding program was designed to meet numerous criteria but “taste” wasn’t high on that list

Growing your own is the best way to rediscover those tastes and the film below shows you how to start your seeds

 

The latest scientific  research even backs up the belief that home grown tomatoes taste better Continue reading Sowing Tomatoes

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QUADGROW – TOMATO UPDATE MID AUGUST 2013

This latest update clearly shows the advantages you gain when choosing this system to grow your tomatoes the crop is larger and more fruit on the trusses

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GROWING TOMATOES IN A QUADGROW – UPDATE 4

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TOMATO VARIETIES THAT GROW EXTENDED TRUSS SHOOTS

This happens to some variety’s of Tomatoes when after the truss has set the tomato reverts to growing another stem and producing flowers for more fruit.

The most likely reason is  that where they originate a lot grow as vines along the ground and this would allow then to spread seed further,I have always removed them as it allows the truss to ripen better and tomatoes further up the plant to be more productive

 

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QUADGROW UPDATE—SIDESHOOTS AND SPRAYING

When you grow using  Quadgrow you still need to spray to prevent Tomato Blight as it is almost certain you will lose you plants to this disease if you dont, I  explain my Organic spraying method and also explain why you need to remove sideshoots

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