259 The 2023 Tomato Preview Show!

Garden Basics with Farmer Fred

31-03-2023 • 57 mins

It must be spring, and time for our annual tomato preview show! Today a couple of tomato heads, nursery owner Don Shor and myself, talk about growing tomatoes. Topics include:

• The winning and losing tomato varieties of 2022 (remember, all gardening is local) 1:38

• Which tomato varieties we will be planting in 2023, varieties that are old and new. 9:31

• Advice for the first time tomato grower: Start Small. 20:25

• Thwarting Summer Diseases of tomatoes. 35:41

• Don’t plant your tomatoes too early! Timing your tomato planting. 45:41

It’s all in today’s episode 259, The 2023 Tomato Preview Show. We’re podcasting from Barking Dog Studios here in the beautiful Abutilon Jungle in Suburban Purgatory. It’s the Garden Basics with Farmer Fred podcast, brought to you today by Smart Pots and Dave Wilson Nursery. Let’s go!
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Pictured: Bodacious Tomato

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