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[Tomato Dirt #305] 5 places tomatoes are easiest to grow
March 21, 2024

Tomato Dirt Newsletter
Volume 14, Number 6

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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The plans, available as downloadable PDFS, are based on square-foot gardening techniques. Each set offers five different plans including options for a small space herb garden, stir fry garden, Mediterranean veggie garden, salsa garden, and salad garden.

You can download the set that matches the size of your garden – either a 2x4 garden or 2x8 garden.

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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!

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FEATURE: 5 Places Tomatoes Are Easiest to Grow

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Did you know that tomatoes are one of the easiest vegetables to grow?

Which begs the question of which of these two options you’d prefer.

1. Mass-produced tomatoes at the grocery store that taste more like cardboard than fruit.

2. A juicy, ripe tomato plucked right off the vine.

If you’re like me, then it’s #2, hands-down.

There's something incredibly satisfying about growing your own food, especially when it tastes better.

But if you don’t have experience with gardening – or if you’ve tried in the past and are still unsure of yourself – don’t feel daunted.

Tomatoes are a beginner gardener’s best friend. Here’s why … tomatoes are so easy to grow (Keep reading …)

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Tomato Growing Tip: Tomatoes Are One of the Easiest Vegetable to Grow

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Choose your fave garden varieties and save

Want to save money – and choose your own vegetable and herb varieties?

The good folks at Burpee understand. They’re gardeners, too. And they have their favorite tomatoes, peppers, eggplants, and herbs.

That’s why they’ve created their special Mix & Match offer. You can create your own custom 3-plant bundles of herbs and vegetables – and save money in the process.

Let’s say you want to grow Brandywine, Super Sweet 100 Tomatoes, and Sweet Emerald Giant Peppers. You can create your own bundle of those 3 varieties and purchase them at the bundle price!

Bundled plants come in multiples of 3. The more bundles you buy, the more you save. Buy two or more bundles and save an additional 20%. Check out the Mix & Match offer

More about Growing Tomatoes

How to Plant a Tomato Plant: A Step-By-Step Guide When to Plant Tomato Plants: A Helpful Guide How to Control Weeds in the Tomato Garden 6-Step Checklist for Tomato Care

That’s it for now. More next time.

Until then, happy gardening!

Kathy with Tomato Dirt
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