Homegrown Tomatoes

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What Are Dwarf Tomatoes?

What are dwarf tomatoes, anyway?  Does “dwarf” refer to the plant or the fruit?  You may have seen some dwarf tomato seeds being offered for sale, so let’s talk about what they are.

Once Upon a Time…

There were nine dwarves.  Wait, weren’t there only seven in the Snow White story?  Yes, but there are nine… Continue reading

Determinate Versus Indeterminate Tomato Plants

What exactly are determinate tomatoes, and how are they different from indeterminate?  Should you care?  Does it make a difference as to how it grows?  What about the tomatoes themselves — are they different?  Glad you asked, because this post covers determinate versus indeterminate tomatoes.

Okay, So Why Care What They Are?

The reason to care… Continue reading

Tomato Review – Kellogg’s Breakfast

Kellogg’s Breakfast is a great big orange beefsteak tomato.  It’s an heirloom variety that I grew in both the ground as well as in a large (15-gallon) container.  What did I think about this tomato?  Here’s my review of the Kellogg’s Breakfast tomato variety.

Growing Kellogg’s Breakfast

I mentioned in passing that this is a great big… Continue reading

Tomato Review- Juliet

Time for a tomato review of Juliet, which is a hybrid grape-type tomato.  I have mixed feelings about this tomato variety, and I’ll explain why.  Hopefully it will help you decide if it’s a tomato variety you want to try growing.

Dear Juliet, How Do You Grow?

I found that Juliet was a very good grower.  The… Continue reading