Time to Plant Tomatoes!

The weather is beginning to warm and spring rains are making watering an easy chore. Now is the time to plant your tomatoes! Whether this is your first time planting a tomato or you're a seasoned pro, here are some resources to help you choose, plant, and care for your new plants!

Choosing your Tomatoes

Need help deciding which tomatoes to plant? Check out our handy infographic below!

And read this blog post: 7 Awesome Tomato Varieties Everyone Should Grow (At Least Once).

We pride ourselves on our wide variety of tomatoes that grow well in the Pacific Northwest. The tomatoes above are just a few of our favorites. Click to see our full list of 2017 Tomato Varieties.  

 

Planting Tomatoes

Whether you are planting in the ground or in a container, learn a few tips to help your tomatoes get the best start possible in How to Plant a Tomato.

If you have questions about soil and amendments, check out our blog, with helpful posts like Compost, and the Soils that Love It and The Root of Everything: Soils, Amendments, and Mulches.

 

The Basics

Need to start from the very beginning?

Get tips on choosing the best location for your edible garden from Brad Halm, co-owner of Seattle Urban Farm Company. Or, learn how to make your own juniper raised beds from Kirsten Dunn of Dunn Lumber.

Then review the basics of caring for tomatoes in Seattle here.

 

Still have questions? Give us a shout on social media using hashtag #heywswansons! We're on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook and we're ready to help!