Monday, April 25, 2011

The Frugal Garden: Grow Tomatoes During The Hot Summer Months

Living in a hot climate can make it difficult to grow tomatoes in the summertime.  Most tomato plants will not set fruit unless the night time temperature is below 75 degrees.  However, cherry tomatoes and grape tomatoes will set fruit throughout the hot months.

Grape Tomato Plant
I prefer to grow the grape tomatoes.  They have an intense tomato flavor and seem to produce more fruit than the cherry tomatoes I have grown.  The grape tomatoes are pretty in salads and dry well.

Pretty To Look At Good To Eat
So, don't give up growing tomatoes when it gets hot.  Grape tomatoes will give you plenty of good eating all summer long.

God bless,

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