How to Grow the Most Flavorful Tomatoes


By Dr. Mercola Tomatoes are the most popular garden vegetable (technically tomatoes are a fruit, but they’re used more like a vegetable) in the U.S., with 95 percent of home gardeners planting them in their backyards. About 4 of 5 people say that out of all homegrown foods, tomatoes are their favorite.1 Indeed, the flavor and texture of a supermarket tomato can’t compare to that of a homegrown variety. Not to mention, tomatoes are exceptionally healthy, especially when they’re grown organically at home, and incredibly easy to grow. It’s possible to successfully grow tomatoes even if you don’t have a green thumb — in containers, raised beds or virtually anywhere there’s soil — but simple tips can turn otherwise ordinary tomatoes into extraordinary tomatoes. Step No. 1: Choose the Best Tomato Variety Supermarket tomatoes are designed with travel readiness and pest resistance in mind. At home, you can choose tomato varieties based on their reputation for flavor and intended use as we
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/03/31/tomato-growing-tips.aspx

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