Tantalizing Tomatoes: Smart Tips and Tasty Picks for Gardeners Everywhere

From planting tips to pruning hints, from instructions on starting seeds to scrumptious recipes, this indispensable guide includes everything you need to know about growing America's favorite vegetable. You'll be harvesting plump, juicy, mouth-watering—and pesticide-free—tomatoes in no time!

  • From Wolf Peach to Outer Space: Tomato History & Lore, by Karen Davis Cutler
  • Tomato Terms: or, What is an F1 Hybrid, Anyway?, by Karen Davis Cutler
  • Off & Running: Getting Started, Outdoors & In, by Shepherd Ogden
  • In the Garden: Keeping Things Growing, by Paul Dunphy
  • What's at Stake: Six Ways to Trellis Tomatoes, by Jane Good
  • Protecting the Crop: Natural Pest & Disease Remedies, by Barbara Ellis
  • In Extremis: Coping with Difficult Climes:
    • Growing Tomatoes in the Southwest, by Aurelia C. Scott
    • Growing Tomatoes in the South, by Pat Stone
    • Growing Tomatoes in the Far North, by Linda Staciokas
    • Growing Tomotoes in the Pacific Coast, by Rosalind Creasy
  • Pick of the Patch: The Experts' Choices
  • One Tomato, Two Tomatoes: A Guide to Cultivars
  • Delayed Gratification: Using the Harvest
  • Seed and Plant Sources
  • Further Reading
  • Contributors

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