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Condensed Tomato Soup Canning Recipe

June 3, 2016 – 9:29 am

A simple and delicious condensed tomato soup canning recipe made from fresh ingredients.

How To Can Tomato Sauce, {Plus} Tomato Powder From Scraps

July 5, 2015 – 5:26 am

Learn how to make a delicious, healthy tomato sauce, and can it for years ahead. Plus, make tomato powder with the leftover scraps!

Sometimes It’s Best To Harvest Tomatoes BEFORE They’re Ripe

August 1, 2013 – 3:17 pm
rotten tomato

Fully vine-ripened tomatoes are no doubt delicious. But there are several good reasons why you might actually want to harvest your tomatoes before they reach the peak of ripeness.

How To Can Tomato Juice

December 30, 2012 – 10:24 pm
canning tomato juice recipe

Home canned tomato juice is SO much better than store-bought versions. Check out this step-by-step tutorial to see exactly how easy it is to do yourself!

How To Freeze Tomatoes

July 26, 2012 – 5:37 am
how to freeze tomatoes

Here’s a great way to keep your tomatoes until you have enough to can!

The Best All-Purpose Tomatoes

July 18, 2012 – 6:23 pm
Amish Paste Tomatoes

If you could only pick one type of tomato to grow on your homestead, what would it be?

Pruning Tomato Suckers

April 24, 2012 – 6:37 pm
greenhouse tomato plants

To prune, or not to prune… that is the question!

Frost Damaged Tomatoes

April 18, 2012 – 4:30 am
frost damaged tomatoes

That’s what I get for trusting this unseasonably warm Spring weather!! A frost, when I was least expecting it.

Composting Tip

July 28, 2011 – 8:03 pm
tomatoes in compost bin

My compost bin is out of control!

Using A Plastic 2 Liter Bottle To Water Plants

April 25, 2011 – 5:26 am
plastic 2 liter soda bottle for watering tomato plants

Here’s a great way to recycle those plastic soda bottles into automatic waterers for your garden plants!

My 2011 Garden

April 21, 2011 – 8:58 pm
OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Here’s what the start of this year’s garden looks like. It’s just seedlings so far, but hopefully in a couple of months everything will be flourishing!

The Spaghetti Sauce Flop

September 10, 2010 – 5:50 pm
spaghetti sauce (Medium)

I used all of the tomatoes I’d grown and saved from my garden, and spent hours making this sauce. How did I mess it up so badly??

What Makes Tomatoes Split?

July 22, 2010 – 7:28 pm
split tomato

This year my tomatoes have had a new problem. Cracking!

Homemade Tomato Cage

June 28, 2010 – 5:43 pm
Homemade Tomato Cage

A little bit of twine and a few good sticks is all you need to make your own tomato cage!

Re-Potting Tomato Seedlings

April 18, 2010 – 8:57 pm
tomato plants 020 (Medium)

What to do, and another what NOT to do!!

Starting My Tomato Seeds (Second Year Gardening)

March 12, 2010 – 8:21 pm
starting tomato seeds 001 (Medium)

Last year, my tomato seedlings did not do well at all! This time around, I’m making a few changes. *Crossing my fingers that these plants get off to a much better start!*