How And Why To Prune Tomatoes For A Better Crop!

Very good tips for healthy tomatoes

Old World Garden Farms

If there is one garden chore that can really help your tomato crop reach its full potential – its pruning!

Left alone to grow as they please – tomato plants can morph into a tangled mess of stems, shoots, roots and leaves. Beyond creating a mess in the garden – it can also invite all types of pests and disease that wreak havoc on your tomato plants – and more importantly – your harvest!

Pruning your plants allows for better air circulation – and makes it harder for pests and disease to take control.

Pruning your plants now can mean a bigger harvest later! Pruning your plants now can mean a bigger harvest later!

Before you prune – you need to know which types of tomatoes you are growing. There are two types of tomatoes – determinate and indeterminate.

Determinate varieties will grow for a specified time and have almost all of their fruit ripen over a two to three-week period.  They tend to be…

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