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How to Germinate Tomato Seeds Faster

Freezing Tomatoes Whole

A great quick tip on what to do with your excess tomatoes from Heidi at lightlycrunchy by way of Survival Farm/Town and Country Gardening in Oklahoma.

Tomato photo by Eat More Chips


Free Tomato Plants from Side-shoots

Oh, the marvellous tomato plant! This video shows an easy way to make clones of your tomato plants from otherwise discarded foliage. You’d prune off those extra shoots as a matter of course because they take energy away from the plant that you want it to spend on producing tomatoes.

This would be a good way to skip the seed starting process entirely — if a friend or community garden is willing to let you have a shoot.

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