Tag: prune

This entry in our ‘Grow your own beefsteak tomatoes’ series is long overdue, but hopefully you’ve been weeding and watering and keeping things more or less under control. If your plants have gone a little bit wild, there’s still time to stake and prune them and encourage some healthy fruit.

Step 2 for growing your own beefsteak tomatoes: Fertilize the ground, add compost or manure, prune and plant ’em lying down! Pick a spot in your garden and dig out a hole at least a few inches deep. You’re going to be planting much deeper than your seedling sat in the cube tray. Lots of […]