While commonly considered a vegetable, tomatoes are actually a fruit since we eat the fleshy portion of the plant which contains the seeds. Because of the rarity of good tasting store-bought tomatoes, a ripe home-grown tomato is a garden treasure
beyond price. In fact, ripe, juicy tomatoes are so desirable that over 90 percent of gardeners grow at least one tomato plant. Fortunately for those wanting home-grown tomatoes, the plants are quite easy to raise. The process begins with the
purchase of quality seeds and continues as follows.
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