Baking Soda Spray for Tomatoes. AND Tomatoes need calcium to achieve their full flavour potential, and calcium is often greatly lacking in our soils. 95% of a dry eggshell is calcium carbonate. When planting your tomato plants crush up (to powder) about 4 or 5 egg shells and put them in the bottom of the hole. Then plant your tomato on top. They'll provide calcium and prevent blossom end rot.
Learning how to grow tomatoes is a popular vegetable gardening pastime. And nothing ruins a homemade crop of tomatoes faster than tomato plant diseases such as tomato wilt and tomato pests. Use this guide to identify and treat tomato pests and tomato plant problems as soon as they start in your homegrown tomato garden patch.
Do your tomato plants grow huge and out of control each year? Do they flop over, get taken over by disease or overwhelm parts of your garden? Do you want bigger tomatoes earlier in the season? If you answered yes to any of these questions then pruning your tomatoes should be on your garden task list this season.