Homegrown Tomato Varieties and Growing Tips

John Vivian discusses the benefits of having a home garden, homegrown tomato varieties and helpful growing tips to produce flavorful tomatoes in your garden.



Brandywine tomatoes.
Brandywine tomatoes.
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Tomato varieties and growing tips for all climates and soils.
Tomato varieties and growing tips for all climates and soils.
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Big Girl tomatoes.
Big Girl tomatoes.
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Staking a new plant.
Staking a new plant.
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Big Boy hybrid.
Big Boy hybrid.
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Mandarin Joy.
Mandarin Joy.
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Plant indeterminate varieties
One alternative to staking is to plant indeterminate varieties in a row of wire cages.
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