Homemade Tomato Soup| Canning Tomato Soup| Tomatoes| Gardening

Anybody else watching their tomato plants put on lots of green fruit?? Me, me! *hand raised* As I’m waiting for my first ripe tomatoes, my mind is already jumping ahead to canning season! Now, I’ll be honest, canning season is not my most favorite part of gardening.  I love the planting and the tending and the harvesting.  And I love seeing rows of colorful jars full of my season’s hard work lining my pantry shelves. But, the actual canning part? Yeah, not my most favorite. On that note, though, I have a fabulous, amazing, mouth-wateringREAD MORE

Learn how to make the best tomato cages! #tomatoes #gardening #homesteading #growingtomatoes #beginnergardener

Hey guys! So, a couple weeks ago, a reader asked me about my tomato cages after seeing this picture Because of that, I decided to do a tutorial on how to make them and where to get all of your supplies! Before we get started, let me give you a little tomato tip- tomato plants produce more when they are staked in some sort of fashion!  I have read this numerous places, plus I have experienced this in my own garden.  Last year, I didn’t quite have enough cages, so I let a couple plantsREAD MORE

How to plant tomatoes to get maximum yields!

Ever wondered how gardeners grow those massively tall tomato plants that yield hundreds of pounds of produce? Yeah, I used to wonder that, too. But, through years of experimentation, I have a fool proof way to plant and then grow tomatoes (and peppers!  I use this exact method for them, too!) to get maximum yields! So, without further ado, here are my tomato planting secrets! How to Plant Tomatoes to Get Maximum Yields This post may contain affiliate links.  Check out our disclosure policy here. STEP 1 Start with a clean, well mulched garden. So,READ MORE