TomatoesVining blog post

Tomatoes (Indeterminate/Vining): How to Grow and When to Plant in Your Backyard or Patio 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. 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 fiesty fellow that can take out an entire tomato plant in a day!

TomatoesBush blog post

Tomatoes (Determinate/Bush): How to Grow and When to Plant in Your Backyard or Patio 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. Beware of the tomato hornworm, though. He is a feisty fellow that can take out an entire tomato plant in a day!

Raspberries: How to Grow and When to Plant in Your Backyard or Patio Garden!

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Raspberries come in various shades of red and gold. These berries are super juicy and are very flavorful! Raspberry bushes will continue to give fruit year after year, however, it takes 2 years for the plant to first produce berries. You can cut any canes that produce fruit at the base after the season is over since they won’t produce again.

Broccoli blog post

Broccoli: How to Grow and When to Plant in Your Backyard or Patio Garden!

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Broccoli is one of our favorite plants to grow in the spring and fall. Not only are the heads delicious, but the leaves add a wonderful dimension to stir fries and provide a lot of valuable nutrients. We like to plant broccoli densely directly by seed in the spring and fall then we thin them down as they grow until only the largest is left.