Grow tomatoes in a container by picking a container with good drainage, adding quality soil, peat and organic material, and using tomato fertilizer. Protect tomato plants from the cold by bring containers inside during cold weather with advice from a horticulturist in this free video on growing tomatoes.
Ripen green tomatoes by picking the tomatoes and placing them on a shelf to ripen naturally, wrapping the tomato in paper to trap ethylene gas, or by placing a piece of apple near the tomato plant. Speed up the ripening process of tomatoes with tips from a horticulturist in this free video on growing tomatoes.
To prune tomato plants, use clean, sharp cutters, and make clean cuts against the main stem of the mother plant. Prune out sucker growth, mildew or fungus from a tomato plant with instructions from a horticulturist in this free video on growing tomatoes.
John from www.growingyourgreens.com shares with you some edible flowers he is growing in his garden. The flowers that will be discussed include Rose, Feijoa, Kale, Nasturtium, Scarlet Runner Bean, Cilantro, Celery, Summer Squash, Borage, Violas, Marigolds, Pansies, Basil, Mallow, and Aloe Vera.
If you have an area that receives at least 6-8 hours of sun a day during the summer, such as a patio, deck, or small backyard, you can grow Tomatoes in containers. Any pot roughly the size of a six-gallon bucket will work, as long as it has drainage holes in the bottom. Use a good-quality potting mix because soil from the ground won’t drain well and may rot the plants’ roots. Watch as nursery manager Barbara Pierson tips a young Tomato seedling out of its pot and plants it into a large container. She discusses potting mix and amendments, how deep to plant, when to stake, and the best way to find out if your plant needs water. Visit whiteflowerfarm.com to learn more.
To grow pear trees, you need slightly acidic soil packed in with peat and compost. Grow beautiful pear trees with help from an expert gardener in this free video on fruit trees.
Peach fruit trees require a few very special considerations when it comes to the way you grow them. Grow peach fruit trees with help from a landscape designer and horticulture writer in this free video clip.