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Tips for Summer Tomato Care that Work

Jung Seed Summer Tomato

Summer tomato care requires us to shift our gardening practices. Once temperatures climb above 85˚F – 90˚F in the day and 75˚F in the evening, the tomatoes’ flowers often encounter problems. For example, the fruit might not set due to …

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Split-Resistant Varieties of Tomatoes

Cherry tomato on an in-tact vine.

Question: I can’t seem to produce a decent-looking ‘Better Boy’ tomato without it splitting open on the vine. What am I doing wrong? Am I growing the wrong tomato variety?

Q&A: Blossom-End Rot

Question: I think my tomatoes have blossom-end rot. There is a dark spot on the bottom of the tomato. What should I do? What other plants get blossom-end rot? Answer: Blossom-end rot is a disease that strikes tomatoes, peppers and …

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