Growing Tomatoes Hands On Class 3/2

10:00 am-1:00 pm

Join us for a class on the amazing world of home-grown tomatoes! 

This is an in person class where you will learn a wealth of tomato growing information and leave with a tray of tomato seeds started for the season!

We will discuss:

  • Overview of how and why (or why not) to start tomatoes from seed.
  • Choosing best growing environment and companion plants.
  • Determinate vs. indeterminate growth and How to choose best varieties for your microclimate.
  • Amending garden beds for optimal tomato growth and How to avoid common issues like blossom-end-rot
  • Staking
  • Pruning
  • Fertilizer
  • Watering

Class Includes:

  • Solid tray
  • Seed starting mix
  • Clear seed tray dome
  • 4-5 varieties of tomato seeds that you will start in class

Optional to purchase in addition:

  • Seedling heating mat
  • Grow light