Edible gardening guide

How to grow delicious vegetables, herbs, and fruit at home

Grow the perfect tomato

Our guide to choosing, planting, and harvesting the best crop of summer

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Homegrown tomatoes

Garden-to-table guide to tomatoes

Tips for growing and caring for tomato plants, plus our favorite recipes come harvest time

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Tomato taste-off

Our favorite tomatoes

Trying to decide what to grow this season? Let us help! Here are our favorite cherries, slicers, clusters, and paste tomatoes

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Sweeter disease-free fruit

How to grow tomatoes: Tips from the masters

How to plant, fertilize, and water tomatoes for a great harvest of sweet, juicy fruit

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Your perfect tomato

How to plant a tomato

Watch associate garden editor Julie Chai show how to get your tomatoes off to a healthy start

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Sunset Backyard TV: how to stake a tomato

How to stake a tomato

Sunset associate garden editor Julie Chai shows the best way to set up a tomato stake

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video: how to make a tomato cage

How to make a tomato cage

See how to make your own sturdy wire supports for your growing vines

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Caging tomatoes

How to train tomatoes

Here's how to support tomato plants as they grow

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How to harvest heirloom tomato seeds

How to harvest heirloom tomato seeds

Follow these instructions for saving your own tomato seeds for next spring

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