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[Tomato Dirt #242] Gifts for Gardeners, Part 1: What to Slip Under the Tree
November 04, 2021

Tomato Dirt Newsletter
Volume 11, Number 23

Dear Tomato Dirt reader,

Welcome back to Tomato Dirt! A couple times a month, we’ll send you this newsletter packed with tips about growing tomatoes and using them.

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FEATURE: Gifts for Gardeners, Part 1 – Helpful Tomato Books for Home Gardeners

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Christmas is coming!

Maybe you’ve got a gardener on your gift list.

Or maybe you’d like to give Santa a little bit of help with a few suggestions for presents you’d like to find under the tree on Christmas morning.

Over the next few issues of Tomato Dirt, we’re going to share gift ideas for the gardeners in your life.

One gift that is always useful is the gift of information.

Here’s a short list of Tomato Dirt’s favorite tomato books.

There’s the grandmama of them all: How to Grow Juicy Tomatoes by Annette Welsford and Lucia Grimmer.

But the list also includes specialty books about heirloom tomatoes … tomato varieties … garden guides.

See the list of our faves.

And if you need more ideas for the gardeners on your gift list (or if you’re a gardener and you want to give Santa some tips), here is a list of gifts for gardeners that will bring a smile to their faces and healthy crops to their gardens! Stay tuned for more ideas.

Best Tips for Growing Tomatoes: Bestseller in 89 Countries

THE tomato-growing Bible and best-seller in 89 countries: How to Grow Juicy Tomatoes. Two horticulturalists combine forces to give you advice about the right way to prune, fertilize, water and stake tomatoes.

You’ll be able to diagnose pest and disease problems using step by step priceless information, illustrated with 260 full color photos.

Get the book and you’ll also get 6 free bonuses, including the Family Tomato Cookbook and a database of 1300 varieties of tomatoes. More details here.Tomato Growing Book

Tomato Growing Tip: How to Choose Tomato Varieties for Next Season

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Early Bird Holiday Deals from Gardener’s Supply

Get your holiday shopping done early.

Our good friends at Gardener’s Supply are cleaning out their garden shed inventory with clearance items in their Gardening Outlet, Kitchen & Home Outlet, Indoor/Outdoor Living Outlet, and even Clothing & Footwear Outlet.

You can get 35% or more off on garden supplies, kitchen and home, pots and planters, tools, gifts, trellises, raised beds … and more.

It’s a great time to restock your supplies or replace your tools. Browse here .

You might even find some gifts to purchase for the upcoming holiday season before the holiday rush!

The clearance outlet stock changes from day to day as items are added. Check now and check back later, too. Browse the deals!

More Fun and Helpful Gifts for Gardeners

Top 6 Most Useful Tools for the Gardener Raised Garden Beds: Buy Them or Make Them Pop-Up Greenhouses of All SizesFood Dehydrators for Drying Tomatoes

That’s it for now. More next time.

Until then, happy gardening!

Kathy with Tomato Dirt
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