Pest Management

How to Manage Pests for Tomatoes Organically in Your Backyard Vegetable Garden

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Tomatoes are fun to grow and even more fun to eat! The wide usage of tomatoes makes this one of our favorite things to grow in the garden. Bush tomatoes (or determinate tomatoes) only grow to 3 or 4 feet tall, but they bush out and require caging. Vining tomatoes (or indeterminate tomatoes) grow indefinitely until it freezes. Because of this, they require trellising on a tall support structure. Beware of the tomato hornworm, though. He is a feisty fellow that can take out an entire tomato plant in a day! Check out below how to handle most of the pests that will bother your tomatoes organically.