• Article

    The Year in Carolyn’s Garden

    Carolyn Hirning, in New Albany, Ohio, went through her photos from the year and is sharing some of her favorites with us today. To begin with, my neighbor's chickens were…

  • Tomato Pruning Made Simple

    Tomato Pruning in Four Simple Steps

    I hate pruning my tomatoes. Like a lot of folks, I don’t have the time (or patience) to prune tomatoes the way they are supposed to be pruned. Cutting out…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Tomato Tips, Tricks, and Myths (Webinar)

    It’s no secret that the tomato is a favorite summertime staple. Year after year, countless gardeners rely on this formidable and versatile fruit to mark the arrival of spring and…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Fire Fly Tomatoes Light Up the Garden

    Fire Fly tomatoes live up to their All-America Selections billing as 2019 winners. It’s easy to see how these yellow-white fruits earned their name.

  • How-To

    A Review of Tomato Gadgets

    When it comes to growing tomatoes, everyone wants to grow the first, the biggest, and the most. And while growing tomatoes isn’t that hard, numerous pitfalls and setbacks can beset…

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Eight Great Tomatoes from 2018

    What were the top tomatoes in your vegetable garden this season? Here are the eight great varieties that made this summer especially tomatoey for me.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    Midnight Snack Tomato is a Star

    An All-America Selections winner in 2017, Midnight Snack shows its true colors when ripe. This snack-size tomato would be a colorful addition to any vegetable garden.

  • Kitchen Gardening

    What’s Wrong with My Tomato Plants?

    Got tomato troubles? Here’s what could be going wrong in your vegetable garden.

  • Article

    New Way to Fight Tomato Hornworms

    Have tomato hornworms ever caused havoc in your vegetable garden? Now’s your chance to get revenge in a most delicious and satisfying way.

  • Article

    Be a Summer Tomato Saver

    The calendar may say it’s autumn, but the tomato vines are still pumping out beautiful fruits. What a delicious problem to have! Here are four ways to preserve tomatoes to…