There is nothing like the flavor of a homegrown heirloom tomato. It has even become the theme of a country song: "there are two things money can't buy, true love and homegrown tomatoes." I have to concur. Because they are a seasonal crop here in Maryland I have been known to refuse to eat store-bought tomatoes all winter long, and wait in anticipation for the summer crop. When I bite down on a vine-ripened fruit after months of anticipation, it is like a glimpse of heaven. In the video below I share with you my favorite tips when growing tomatoes, so you too can know for yourself the joy of homegrown tomatoes. This is a part of my video-series on gardening, Suburban Homestead.
Here is the video: