It’s easy to understand why tomatoes are the most popular food to grow in the garden. Tomatoes taste so much better straight from the vine. Store-bought tomatoes just don’t compare.
To get your homegrown tomatoes off to a great start, here are some of Seasonal Wisdom’s favorite tomato tips and recipes…
Ten Tomato Tips for Trouble-Free Tomatoes
Why do some gardeners have gorgeous tomatoes, while others experience growing problems? Often it’s because they didn’t follow these ten tomato tips.
Green Zebra tomatoes (shown above in my old garden) are among the colorful and delicious varieties to try this year. Consider:
Three Ways to Cook with Tomatoes
Nothing beats a sun-kissed tomato picked from the garden and sliced fresh for sandwiches or salads. But you may want to cook them too!
Here are three of Seasonal Wisdom’s favorite ways to cook with tomatoes…
Photo copyright Viviane Bauquet Farre
Once you taste this tomato sauce, you’ll see why this Seasonal Wisdom post remains so popular.
Photo copyright Isabel Gomes.
This one tastes as pretty as it looks!
The best of the garden tomatoes, summer squashes and onions are combined with loads of fresh herbs and goat cheese. For last year’s summer harvest, I concocted this recipe for Fiskars.
The secret to success? Use the freshest ingredients, and eat this tart right away. The puff pastry tastes best straight from the oven.
What tomatoes are you planning to grow? Do you have any tomato tips to share?
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