Tomato stems

I’m new to vegetable gardening and I’ve planted some tomato plants in pots in the backyard in full sun. I’ve grown them from seeds that I saved from heirloom tomatoes from last year. The soil is new potting soil mixed…

Tomato seed issues

When my mom died I inherited her seeds, including ones for an unknown variety of beefsteak tomatoes that she and my dad had grown for years. These are seeds she had saved. I have no idea what could have happened…

School Project help

Hello, I am a high school student currently planning to grow food in my backyard as a school assignment. I would just like to get some advice with planting 8 plants including raspberries, arrowhead carrots, sugary tomatoes, rover radish, sunberries,…

Growing tomatoes, pepper and herbs in a condo

I live in a condo that receives a good amount of light and would like to grow tomatoes, peppers and herbs indoors.  Please advise me on what supplemental lighting is required and how I should set it up.  …

blk spots on tomatoes

please look at the pictures and tell me what the black dots are that on on my yellow grape tomatoes…I origianlly thought spider poop but some of the tomatoes are on the outside of the plant

Tomatoes and Calcium

Today I plucked a couple of small unripe tomatoes from the vines, and at the garden store had it confirmed that my fruits had blossom end rot. I guess this is occurring because of all the recent rain Toronto has…

Tomatoes

Can I grow tomatoes on an east facing (morning sun) balcony in south mississauga? I’m never sure if gardening info I find online is correct for our climate!!…

problems with Tomatoes

I have attached a picture of some of my tomoatoes from last years crop. I grow in a raised bed. In the first few years they were perfect. IN the last few years I have had the problem with black…

Tomato recommendation for Mississauga resident

I’m interested in growing tomatoes this year and I heard that its best to choose a tomato that is locally grown in the local area one is living in to ensure hardiness and good yields. Is this true and what…