growing tomatoes

Growing Tomatoes in Hanging Baskets

Dan Fruits, This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom reviews the different varieties, as well as gives you tips for growing tomatoes in hanging baskets. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Having your own freshly-picked homegrown tomatoes can still be done even if your short on space, like a small garden or even a balcony. That’s because tomatoes will happily grow in hanging baskets.  Additionally, …

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Right Fertilizer for the Ultimate Tomato Harvest

Dan This Land of Ours, Vegetables

Cathy Isom lets you know about the different types, as well as what is needed for the right fertilizer for the ultimate tomato harvest. That’s coming up on This Land of Ours. Like all plants, tomatoes require three main macronutrients: nitrogen, phosphorus, and potassium. For all plant life, nitrogen allows for thick, full leaf growth. Phosphorus is required for blossom, …

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UF Scientists Work on the ‘Essence’ of Better-Tasting Tomato Juice

Dan Industry News Release, Research, Vegetables

If you’re yearning for a better-tasting tomato juice, University of Florida scientists in their labs, working on satisfying your palette. Essence, usually extracted from a plant to add flavor or provide a scent, according to a new UF/IFAS study, can be used to improve juice flavor. Using volatile capture, UF/IFAS scientists obtained the essence from the tomatoes, said Paul Sarnoski, …