Guide To Growing Tomatoes

How to achieve your best tomato harvest ever!

March 11, 2014

Tomatoes aren’t the easiest of crops to grow, claiming more than their share of diseases and problems. American gardeners love them anyway and plant them in greater quantities than any other vegetable. No matter how many tomato harvests you’ve seen, each new growing season offers the promise of a crop that’s more abundant, more delicious, healthier, and more beautiful. Toward that end, we’ve assembled our favorite tips for growing summer’s iconic vegetable.

Decisions, Decisions

Choosing the best variety of tomato.


Tomato Basics

Important things to know before planting.

Support Systems

Choose from these four trellising systems.


Despite our best efforts, problems will appear. Here are some tips for dealing with them.


Everything else you never knew you always wanted to know about growing tomatoes.