Homemade Calcium for Tomato Plants – DIY  Solutions

Calcium is one of the crucial minerals for tomato plants. It plays a key role in improving fruit quality. In most cases, plants obtain calcium from the soil but experts recommend spraying tomato plants with a calcium solution two to three times a week, beginning when the first blooms appear.  Adequate calcium helps prevent several…

Facts about Tomato Hornworms and How to Control Them in Your Garden

Facts about Tomato Hornworms and How to Control Them in Your Garden

Tomato hornworms are very large caterpillars, measuring up to 4 inches long. They are the most destructive pests of tomatoes, peppers, potatoes, and eggplants. Hornworms eat leaves, stems and sometimes chew holes in fruits. The damage is completely defoliating and often easy to notice. Despite their large size, tomato hornworms are not easy to spot….

How to Save Overwatered Tomato Plants in Your Garden

How to Save Overwatered Tomato Plants in Your Garden

Tomato plants appreciate consistently moist soils, but not waterlogged. When soil holds more water than roots can take up, plants wilt, similar to when the soil gets excessively dry. So, watering tomato plants is such a delicate balance. Both overwatering and underwatering lead to serious root issues and even death of the plant.  Too much…