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[Tomato Dirt #298] Get (or give) a garden journal for your best growing season ever
December 14, 2023

Tomato Dirt Newsletter
Volume 13, Number 26

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.

Tomato Seeds Half-Price Now Through January 2

Beat the rush and get great deals!

Each year, our friends at TomatoFest have a huge year-end sale on their tomato seeds. NOW is the time to get yours.

Choose from more than 450 favorite heirloom tomato varieties and tomato seed collections – up to 50% off regular retail prices during this once-a-year sale from our friends at TomatoFest.

Visit the TomatoFest store now to get best selection.

Good stocking stuffer, too!

NEW! Check for tomato growing tips each day on our Facebook page

Here’s the dirt: Tomato Dirt’s long-standing Facebook page was recently hacked. For your safety and privacy, we closed it. But never fear! We’ve started a new page with good security.

You’re invited to like the page and get plenty of tomato growing tips. And please share the new page with other gardeners you know!

Hop on over to Facebook and click “Like” right now, while you’re thinking about it.

FEATURE: How to Use a Garden Journal to Grow Healthier Tomatoes This Season

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A garden journal is a fun, simple way to track your garden's progress through the seasons and learn from it as years go by.

It’s a useful tool in helping your garden to be healthier and more productive.

And a garden journal is a way you can grow as a gardener, too.

Your journal can act like a gardening planner or gardener’s logbook or garden diary or garden notebook all in one. And it’s a great gift for the gardener in your life, too!

Just as there are nearly limitless ways to use a personal journal to grow, the same is true for a garden journal.

Get started by focusing on two areas: your plants’ performance and your personal gardening activities.

Here’s how to use your vegetable garden journal to (keep reading …)

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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: Use tomato cages for holiday decorations

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Get more tips for growing tomatoes on our Tomato Growing Tips Pinterest board.

Gift Ideas for the Gardener in Your Life

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Maine Garden Hod and other baskets for picking tomatoes Eco-Smart and Other Garden Gloves icon Garden baskets and colanders for keeping your tomatoes fresh and your kitchen neat

More Gift Ideas for Gardeners

Why Tomato Seeds are a Great Gift for Gardeners 15 of the Best Stocking Stuffers for Gardeners DIY Your Own Personalized Gardening Gift Baskets 10 Gifts for Gardeners

That’s it for now. More next time.

Until then, happy gardening!

Kathy with Tomato Dirt
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