tomatoes

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How to store tomatoes

Whether grown and picked at “color break” from a home garden or bought fully ripened at a local farmers market or grocery store, tomatoes are a treat. Read More



Salad plantation in a square garden at springtime, and some tomato plantation and flowers. (Photo: iStock - NCAImages)

Maximize garden space by growing vertically

Hands Planting The Seedlings Into The Ground (Photo: iStock - RomoloTavani)

Soil temperature is important for germination in the garden

Tomatoes (Photo courtesy of ARS News Service.)

It’s February: Are you thinking about tomatoes…yet?

Preparing a freshly dug flower bed for planting in a garden with fork and wheelbarrow (Photo: iStock - PaulMaguire)

Four tips to creating the perfect garden plan

Tomato plants are prolific, their fruit can be canned, cooked or eaten fresh, and they are a source of vitamin C, making tomatoes the most popular plant in home gardens. (Photo courtesy of K-State Research and Extension.)
Frozen cabbage in the garden covered with frost (Photo: iStock - Ulrike Leone)

Fall Frost Tolerance of Common Vegetables

Kansas State University Research and Extension food scientist Karen Blakeslee says it is not recommended to can tomatoes that have frozen while on the vine. (Photo courtesy of K-State Research and Extension.)

Can frozen tomatoes be canned?  

Tomato plants are prolific, their fruit can be canned, cooked or eaten fresh, and they are a source of vitamin C, making tomatoes the most popular plant in home gardens. (Photo courtesy of K-State Research and Extension.)