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Friday, June 19, 2009

Pruning Tomatoes

Now is the time to stake your tomatoes if you haven't. They should have some good size to them. The will be growing like weeds now.

Start pruning. I suggest cutting back branches to give your tomatoes at least 12 inches of clearance from the ground. It will stop disease. I even to 18 inches if when the tomato is large enough.

If your not pruning suckers it,s time to make decision. Your plants are about to get out of control.

Keeping the tomato plant to one or two vine branches will make for a better year. Less disease. Larger fruit.

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