Companies that sell heriloom plants will list the varieties taht are heriloom or heritage, or some will provide information about when the seed was first introducded, if it goes back more than 50 years it can be considerd heirloom. In Canada, terra edibles is a solid source: http://www.terraedibles.ca/
In the U.S. Johnny's Selected seeds has heirloom varietes and has signed the Safe Seed Pledge. http://www.johnnyseeds.com/t-Heirloom_Seeds.aspx
by Sherri 7 years ago
Do you have any experience with your tomato plants being devoured starting about 12 inches off the ground, and at the same time, any unripened tomatoes being eaten, even if they were 1 inch from the ground? Some marauder came into my garden last night and ate 17 of 19 set tomatoes on one plant. And...
by Melis Ann 5 years ago
Should I top off tomato plants?In the northeast U.S. the end of the growing season for tomatoes can come in September, but could also last into October depending on weather. Should I top off the tomato plants in anticipation of end the season to ensure that existing fruit can grow larger and ripen?...
by Peeples 3 years ago
What to do when your tomato plants outgrow their cages?HELP!! My cherry tomato plant measured at 7 ft 4 inches 2 days ago. They are several feet over the cage. The cage has began to fall over and the whole top of the plant has now fallen over. They are against the house in a garden. We have...
by Jill Spencer 4 years ago
Any suggestions for keeping squirrels away from tomato plants?The night before last, squirrels denuded most of our tomato plants, and it's NOT because the little buggers are thirsty. It's been raining for days! My husband says the only way to get them to stop is to feed them so much they don't have...
by Barkley Rosehill 6 years ago
What is the best time of the day to water tomato plants?
by Patsy Bell Hobson 6 years ago
When should I start seeds for tomato plants?
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