Totally Tomatoes

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Hybrid or Heirloom? Beefsteak, paste or cherry? You can grow them all in this compact garden. Expect plenty of sun-ripened fruit for salads and sandwiches, sauces and salsas.

Planting Guide:

 

Tomato

  • Plant seeds 1/4″ deep indoors, six to eight weeks before last frost
  • Transplant into garden one to two weeks after last frost or when soil reaches 65 degrees F.
  • Spacing: one plant per sq. ft. Grow early season crops nearby to allow more room later.
  • Days to harvest: 55 to 100 days from transplanting, depending on variety. Not frost-hardy
  • Hint: Remove lower leaves before planting and bury extra stem.

Learn more about Tomato in our Vegetable Encyclopedia

Cherry tomato

  • Sow seed indoors 1/4'' deep, six to eight weeks before last frost. Choose a compact patio type for raised beds or plan to install a support for tall varieties.
  • Transplant into garden one to two weeks after last frost or when soil reaches 65 degrees F.
  • Spacing: one plant per sq. ft. Grow early season crops nearby to allow more room later.
  • Days to harvest: 55 to 100 days from transplanting, depending on variety. Not frost-hardy.
  • Hint: Remove lower leaves before planting and bury extra stem.

Learn more about Cherry tomato in our Vegetable Encyclopedia