The comprehensive guide to growing tomatoes in Canberra despite all odds

Jackie French has everything you need to know about producing perfect tomatoes in Canberra.

Your guide: Growing tomatoes.Your guide: Growing tomatoes.

Summer smells of hot grass, ripe tomatoes and the pungency of tomato leaves as you brush against them to pick the fruit.

There’s still time to have your own tomato crop this year. Tomatoes will start to yield ripe fruit about 10 – 20 weeks after planting depending on climate and variety. Cherry tomatoes are much earlier and crop later into the cool of the year.

Young tomatoes are more disease resistant than older plants, so even if you already have a flourishing crop, plant new tomatoes every two or three months or take cuttings from the last lot and plant them as far away as practicable from the others or let old branches root.

Read more here: http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/canberra-life/the-comprehensive-guide-to-growing-tomatoes-in-canberra-despite-all-odds-20150115-12qxsw.html

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.