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How To : Prune tomatoes for stronger plants

Pruning tomatoes, though not required, will create stronger vines, which produce larger, fuller tomatoes during the growing season. Trim back a tomato plant in the winter with instructions from a sustainable gardener in this free video on gardening. No need to go crazy, even t ...more

How To : Prune tomato plants

Pruning tomatoes is one of the easiest and most beneficial things you can do to increase fruit size and help lessen the chances of disease. The basic method of pruning is to remove the suckers from the leaf axils of the tomato plant. If you remove the suckers you will have lar ...more

How To : Prune tomato plants by removing the suckers

Pruning is a very important part of gardening that makes sure plants get nutrition, stay away from disease, and promotes continuous growth. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to prune tomato plants by removing the suckers from them. This will make sure that the plant can g ...more

How To : Prune tomato plants to increase production

One way to increase production in tomato plants is pruning. Pruning your tomato plants will decrease the amount of energy needed for leaf production and increase the amount of energy that goes into your tomato, which provides a a larger and better tasting tomato. Trimming off ...more

How To : Make christmas trees from a tomato plant cage

John White, Dona Ana County Extension Agent, Teddi Peters, Master Gardener, and Southwest Yard and Garden demonstrate how to make a Christmas tree from a tomato plant cage for the holidays. The cage will already have a tree like form. Attach electrical tape around the prongs. ...more

How To : Cure your tomato plant of the dreaded horn worm

How to cure your tomato plant of the dreaded horn worm If you have tomato plants that are chewed up and missing pieces you probably have tomato horn worms. You can control horn worms using insecticide or you can take them off my hand. If your pecan leaves have yellow splotches ...more

How To : Plant and grow tomato seedlings

How to grow tomato seedlings; get professional tips and advice from an expert on growing your own fruits and vegetables in this free gardening video series. Part 1 of 10 - How to Plant and grow tomato seedlings. Plant and grow tomato seedlings - Part 2 of 10. Click through to ...more

How To : Graft eggplant and tomato plants together

Grafting plants together is the oldest and thus far most important kind of genetic engineering practiced in the world. This video features a farmer demonstrating how to graft plants together, using a tomato and a eggplant as an example. He aims to create an eggplant that will ...more

How To : Save Your Tomatoes From Rats And Rot

Every summer my husband and I plant a tomato plant. We do this to enjoy the plump red tomatoes right off of the vine. This summer we have had a problem, which is that SOMETHING IS EATING OUR TOMATOES AND IT IS NOT US! The Beginning Let me start from the beginning. Purchase ...more

How To : Identify willow tree damage caused by a borer

Weeping willows, globe willows, corkscrew willow, cotton wood are all prone to bores than other diseases. They grow in fertile soil with lots of moisture. Never treat tree chemical. Prune as necessary, take out dead diseased limbs, water and fertilize regular. This ensures the ...more

How To : Grow tomatoes in a pots and grow bags

Monty Don demonstrates how to plant tomatoes in grow bags and pots in the greenhouse at Berryfields, including advice on getting the most from grow bags, and when to put tomato plants outside. Gardeners' World is brought to you by the BBC. Search Gardeners' World on WonderHow ...more

How To : Pick plants and trees at a nursery

How to pick plants and trees at a nursery When you are buying annuals it is best to buy them when they are not blooming and colorful. That way they can bloom and be colorful in your yard. Plants with lot's of tight buds that haven't opened are the best ones to buy. You also wa ...more

How To : Grow tomatoes in grow bags and beds

Sarah Raven plants four varieties of tomato in a bed in the Berryfields greenhouse, explaining how to stake and pinch out sideshoots from plants. Sarah goes on to demonstrate how to plant tomatoes in grow bags, using ring culture pots to ensure plants get the most out of pota ...more

How To : Grow healthy tomato plants

Follow along as we learn how to grow healthy tomato plants. -When you plant tomato plants you need to get a strip of tinfoil, about two inches wide, and wrap it around the stem. -Make sure you go about an inch into the soil. -When purchasing fertilizer, look at the three numb ...more

How To : Prune tomatoes and train tomatoes up a string

Don't let that tomato plant go too wild! This how-to video shows how to transform a wily tomato plant into a well-pruned plant. This video also shows how to train the plant to grow up a string. Start eating better tomatoes, even in a smaller space.

How To : Identify problems squash, melons, & chile plants

This video answers some questions on how to identify some of the problems that occur in vegetable gardens: for example, if there are missing leaves on your tomato plant, then it is an indication that they are being eaten by something. In some cases, this pest is the Tomato Hor ...more

News : Heart Beet Gardening!

Be Still My Beating Heart, it's Heart Beet Gardening! So we all know that eating organic can be a challenge sometime to our pocket books. With tomatoes being $3 a pound some places, I often get asked how can I eat organic without breaking my bank account. One solution, grow y ...more

How To : Cook ratatouille niçoise with roasted vegetables

In order to prepare Ratatouille Nicoise with Roasted Vegetables, you will need the following: tomato sauce, zucchini, egg plant, fennel bulb, olive oil, red and yellow peppers, and a whole garlic bulb. You will need to make a marinara sauce in advance and set it aside. Pierce ...more

How To : Save heirloom tomato seeds for gardening

Heirloom tomato seeds are easy to dry at the end of the season so that you can plant your favorites in the garden next year. Saving seeds of heirloom tomato plants will let you control the plants you grow next year. Watch this Gardening how-to video and learn how easy it is to ...more

How To : Grow tomatoes in your garden

There's nothing tastier than a fresh-picked tomato. Enjoy a bumper crop this year with these tips. Learn how to grow tomatoes in your garden with this Howcast video guide. You Will Need * A sunny spot * A soil test * Tomato seeds or transplants * A tiller * Garden tools * Fer ...more

How To : Make Filipino pakbet tagalog

Ingredients: 1/4 lb pork, thinly sliced 1 large egg plant, chopped 1 medium-sized bitter melon, chopped 1/4 lb squash, chopped into 2x1 inch cubes 3 pieces large tomato, sliced 1 piece onion, sliced 1 tbsp ginger, minced 3 cloves garlic, crushed 6 to 8 pieces okra 1 ...more

How To : Smell good naturally

Ever wanted to know how to smell good naturally with natural elements? You can save the earth without offending those around you when you go au natural. You Will Need: • A shower • Plant-based soaps • Natural food • Clean water • Wheat grass • Red radish juice • A lime ...more

How To : Grow tomatoes in a container

Nothing says fresh and delicious like a ripe tomato from your home garden. This horticultural how-to will walk you through the fundamentals of container tomato gardening and present you with a list of the basic materials you'll need to get started growing your very own tomatoe ...more

How To : Use tomato cages in your garden

When it comes to gardening, there are various methods that can be used to help produce an area that you and others will appreciate. What might work for one person, may not work for another. Each has their own benefits, it just depends on the gardener and which works for them. ...more

News : FarmVille Limited Time Crafting Recipes

Check out the new FarmVille Limited Time Crafting Recipes! There is one recipe for each of the crafting buildings and they all use the limited edition White Pumpkins! Tips Best crops to plant right now: White Pumpkin, Lilac, Carrot, Cranberry. Pick the one that matches your ...more

How To : Start tomato plants from seed

This video is a tutorial on how to start growing tomato plants from seeds. The instructor first explains that it is important to make sure your seeds are fresh and within the proper date frame and that you pick a good artificial soil mix for proper growth. The tutorial goes ov ...more

How To : Pinch out the branches on your tomato plants

This video from the the excellent UK series Container Gardening for Food teaches you a simple technique for increasing the yield of your tomato plants. By simply pinching out the new buds your plants continues to sprout after its already fully limbed, you can keep it from expe ...more

How To : Get Rid of Stink Bugs Without Using Pesticides

Halyomorpha halys, squash bug, shield bug ... What's in a name? A pest is a pest and the brown marmorated stink bug is a pest par excellence. Though some home gardeners are content to use insecticides, you'll find that it's generally easier to work with nature than against it. ...more

How To : Create tomato cages from concrete wire

Curtis Smith, an extension horticulturist talks about using cages for your tomato plants. He says that some people like to stake tomatoes, some like to cage them and some even just let their tomato plants sprawl. He talks to a local gardener who has built his own tomato cages ...more

How To : Identify problems with vegetable plants

Curtis Smith, Extension Horticulturist with Southwest Yard and Garden, and Rick Daniell, Bernalillo County Horticultural Agent, discuss how to identify problems with vegetable plants in your garden. Gray or white spots on a squash leaf are natural if they do not rub off. Bloss ...more

How To : Build a home garden in a small space

This video explains how to build a home garden in a small space. The video begins with the first small garden example being show, this garden contains corn, tomatoes and summer squash. It is explained that it is very important to shake and loosen the pollen buds on many of the ...more

How To : Build a tomato cage

A piece of concrete reinforcement wire is cut and separated by a bow cutter at about 4 feet. The wires on one side of the separated section is bent in the form of a hook to hold the next side. As it would be hooked together to hold a tomato tree in position. It was suggested t ...more

How To : Reuse Old Coffee Grounds

Many people start their day with a fresh, hot cup of coffee. They purchase their coffee with care and enjoy it greatly. But what do you do with those grounds once you’ve drunk your coffee? Here are some uses for those used coffee grounds! Note: It's always easiest to handle co ...more

How To : Install No-Frills Drip Irrigation

Solving a Dilemma This is a simple how-to for a cost effective drip irrigation system for your garden. My motivation to set up my garden for drip irrigation was pretty simple. In the summer, it gets to 90+ degrees outside, and my 50’ garden hose didn’t reach the far extents w ...more

How To : Grow the perfect tomato (for you)

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to grow tomatoes. Begin by some tomatoes at a supermarket. Then extract the seeds from the tomatoes and wrap them into a paper towel. Then place the seeds in between the pages of a phone book to quickly dry them. Now plant about 8-10 s ...more

How To : Grow tomatoes indoors

Contrary to what you may have heard, small tomato plants can be easily grown indoors given the right conditions. This free video home gardener's guide will see that you know everything you need to know to start growing your very own small tomatoes in your home or apartment. W ...more

Goal : Get Married

Here are all the goal popups associated with getting married I'm missing the first few screen shots and please let me know if these are out of order. Step one: Build a cabin Decorate cabin Buy 3 hay bales, 1 pitchfork and 3 more decorations. Plant clovers, plant tomatoes.

How To : Start your own seeds

While ready-to-go seedlings have their place, it's also useful (and considerably cheaper) to know how to start your own seeds, which is where this free gardening tutorial comes in: with it, you'll learn how to germinate your own seeds for planting in your garden. Specifically, ...more

How To : make your own tomato planter

This is a great tutorial on making your own tomato planters. It's ingenious because the biggest issue I've had is just finding a good spot in my yard. Tomatoes need lots of sun and water, and they die if neither condition is right. This way I'd be able to move the plant around ...more

How To : Make stuffed eggplant

Chef, Rachel Allen shows us how to make a summery side dish: Baked Aubergine, also known as eggplant. For this recipe you will need: egg plant, olive oil, onion, garlic, tomatoes, dried chili flakes, salt & pepper, sugar, pine nuts, and mozzarella cheese. The stuffed eggplant ...more

How To : Sow tomato seeds in coir pellets

Sarah Raven offers advice on which tomato varieties to grow, and demonstrates how to sow tomato seeds in coir pellets. Follow these Gardeners' World step-by-step guides to garden projects from the BBC. These lovely tutorials on gardening will grow your green thumb and make yo ...more

How To : Save tomato seeds

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to save tomato seeds. Begin by selecting the type of tomato that you would like to grow again next year. Once selected, simply cut the tomato in half and scoop or squeeze out the seeds into a jar. Pour a bit of water and close the jar. ...more

News : Urban Gardening

One of the best Flash games inspired by urban gardening. One simple way of alleviating food shortage or rather minimizing your food expenses: Planting your own food. Of course this won’t literally save you from a zombie apocalypse but this could surely save you some extra buc ...more

How To : Prune and stake tomatoes effectively

Tomatoes are one of the most popular plants for at-home gardeners to attempt to grow. Most do not achieve large crops. This video from a nursery manager features detailed advice and information on how to prune and stake your tomatoes properly. These techniques will improve you ...more

How To : Identify problems with heat scorch on roses

John White and Rosemary Maddox address garden problems concerning heat and sun damage on their plants. Rosemary grows tomatoes that grow healthily, but are dry and cracked at the top. John identifies the problem as an excessive exposure to heat and sunlight, and recommends put ...more

The Brooklyn Grange : A Farm up on the Roof

Up On the Roof: Urban Rooftop Farming and The Brooklyn Grange So sometimes something inspires me so much that it makes me want to run to the rooftop of my eastside L.A. apartment and shout out at the top of my lungs "LOOK AT THIS, THIS IS AMAZING!". The Brooklyn Grange is one ...more

HowTo : Eat Berries in the Wilderness

DO NOT eat a berry if you cannot identify it. I decided not to include the obvious blueberries, blackberries and raspberries, but this guide will assist you in identifying which wild berries are, in fact, poisonous. The best way to stay safe when looking for berries is keepin ...more

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