Growing tomatoes

Tomatoes are by far the most popular vegetable to grow in the garden. The taste of a home-grown, freshly-picked tomato is a driving force behind the passion for vegetable gardening. How can we successfully grow a tasty tomato which is pleasing to the eye, the taste buds and not too hard on the back?

There are three different types of tomatoes that you can grow. Cherry tomatoes are ideal for containers or small gardens. They are virtually indestructible, from my experience, and will reward you and most of your friends with bite size tomatoes for a fairly lengthy part of late summer. Of the regular tomatoes there are determinate types and indeterminate types. …