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Everything Tomatoes Seminar

The flavour of a garden fresh, sun-warmed tomato is unbeatable, especially when it's paired with the satisfaction of growing it yourself!  This 2 hour seminar is a comprehensive look at how to grow your best crop of tomatoes ever. Starting out with a great tomato start, planting it just right, giving it the support and care it needs through the growing season will lead you to bushels of tasty tomato goodness!

What you'll learn

- Variety selection (heirloom vs. hybrid; determinate vs. indeterminate)

- Choosing the best tomato starts to plant

- When and how to plant your tomatoes

- Fertilization

- Watering

- Pruning 

- Training and Trellising 

- Pest and disease management

- Harvesting

- Seed saving 

Who this seminar is for

Both the beginner and the expert gardener will benefit from this in-depth look at tomato gardening!  It will provide beginner gardeners with the basics to start growing a great tomato crop and help experienced gardeners improve their tomato growing skills.

Requirements

The seminar does not require any materials or previous knowledge. 

An in depth seminar handout, which includes web links with additional information, will be emailed to you prior to the seminar.  To get the most out of the seminar we ask that you read it over prior to arriving to give you some familiarity since a lot of topics will be covered in a short time.  

Registration Information

Seminar Length: 2-hours

Cost: $20 (required at time of registration; nonrefundable)

Capacity: max. 10 participants

Location: Hinterland Growers (1740 Scugog Line 4, Port Perry)

Date Options:

  • Saturday, May 13, 10am-12noon

  • Wednesday, May 17, 6-8pm

Interested in learning how to grow bountiful tomatoes right outside your door this summer?

Registered participants: access handout here (password provided upon registration)

“Eating is an agricultural act.” ― Wendell Berry

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