Yard and Garden: Growing Tomatoes

AMES, Iowa — Tomatoes, available in a variety of sizes, shapes and colors, are the most popular vegetable in the home garden. Gardeners may select bite-sized cherry tomatoes or giant beefsteak varieties ranging in color from red to yellow, orange and pink. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on suitable locations, good varieties and proper planting of tomatoes. For more information, contact the ISU Hortline at 515-294-3108 or hortline@iastate.edu.



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