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The Tomato Festival Valencia (Spain)

The Tomato Festival Valencia (Spain)

As a tomato lover, I always thought I’d get the most pleasure out of growing my own garden and eating them in every recipe I could possibly think of. I’m…

Are Tomatoes Bad for Dogs?

Are Tomatoes Bad for Dogs?

Having a large garden and letting your furry friend run free in it is often a big problem for gardeners. You have all that space, you don’t want to confine…

Do Tomatoes Have Carbs?

Do Tomatoes Have Carbs?

Do tomatoes have carbohydrates? The simple answer is yes, they do. However, if you are on a low-carb diet, you certainly can fit a few tomatoes into your meal plan.…

How to Cut a Tomato

How to Cut a Tomato

Before you can think about cutting your tomatoes, you are going to want to think about your knife. And It know it seems obvious, but a sharp one is best.…

Growing Tomatoes in a Topsy Turvy

Growing Tomatoes in a Topsy Turvy

Some years, I like to do something a little different and plant topsy turvy tomatoes. This means, I grow them outside down in a hanging planter. See picture below: It’s…

Tomato Plant Spacing

Tomato Plant Spacing

Over the years I have learned my lesson spacing tomatoes. When I first started on my tomato gardening journey, I made a big mistake and planted my garden EXTREMELY densely.…

Why Genetically Modified Tomatoes Should Stay Away

Why Genetically Modified Tomatoes Should Stay Away

I’m a tomato naturalist. That’s obvious the second you look at this website. So needless to say, I am against genetically modified tomatoes, or GMOs (and any other genetically modified…

My Favorite Fertilizer

My Favorite Fertilizer

While my hunt is still on for this year’s tomato plants I did pick up some fertilizer because I was glad the store had my absolute favorite kind or at least…

Cherokee Purple Tomatoes

Cherokee Purple Tomatoes

I have a friend on the West Coast that is a die-hard Cherokee Purple Tomato lover. I have to admit, they taste great. Everyone has different tastes that they look…

Sustaining Aquaponic & Hydroponic Tomatoes with Agritourism

Sustaining Aquaponic & Hydroponic Tomatoes with Agritourism

A few weeks ago I read an interesting article reporting on aquaponics, something that has major implications for tomato lovers. Hydroponic tomatoes have been around a while, and I certainly…