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[Tomato Dirt #266] When should you remove tomato plants from your garden?
October 06, 2022

Tomato Dirt Newsletter
Volume 12, Number 20

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: When Is It Time to Say Goodbye to Your Tomato Plants?

It’s hard to say goodbye.

So how do you know when to remove tomato plants from your garden in the fall?

The question is a good one since every regional area is different. It’s not easy to pinpoint a calendar date that announces the end of tomato season.

Your fellow gardeners in your gardening area choose different times to remove tomato plants.

Even within your own garden, a tomato plant's lifespan varies widely.

If you grow determinate tomatoes, you won’t have much guesswork.

But regardless of the type of tomatoes you grow…(Keep reading)

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Help for garden clean up

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More Garden Clean Up Tips

How to Get Started With Fall Garden Clean Up Checklist for Removing Tomato Plants What to do with Tomato Supports Steps to take for your soil: Turn, Burn, and Mulch

That’s it for now. More next time.

Until then, happy gardening!

Kathy with Tomato Dirt
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