Hot Weather

thermometer showing 123 degree reading next to tomato plant
July 29, 2022

Hot weather is the enemy of tomatoes

Hot temps, especially inland, will begin to ramp up as summer comes on.  Hot summer temperatures can bring your tomato plants to…

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Mulch surrounds base of tomato plants
July 24, 2022

Mulch your tomato plants to protect them from hot weather

What is mulching? In your regular backyard soil/raised beds—mulching is adding a three, four or event five inches deep of a coarse…

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July 22, 2022

Heat tolerant tomatoes: Growing tomatoes in hot weather

Typically, we plant tomatoes in the springtime once the cool weather has passed and before the hot weather arrives.  And typically we…

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