How to grow tomatoes

There is no disputing that tomatoes are a wonderful and versatile food that is healthy, full of nutrients, and delicious. More and more people are opting to grow their own fruit and vegetables more now than ever before, you simply cannot beat fresh homegrown produce.

If you would like to start growing your own tomatoes, first you must consider which variety you want. If you are looking for salad tomatoes then Sungold is a great option or if you are wanting to make passata or ketchup then Roma is a great choice for you.

Once you have chosen your variety follow these steps.

1. Sow the seeds indoors in March.

2. Keep your seedlings moist and in a sunny spot.

3. Plant out, two feet apart, in a sunny location after the risk of frost has passed.

4. Feed when fruits start appearing

5. Harvest from July as they turn red