Garden Guide for Zone 8b
Tomatoes are a popular garden plant due to their ease of growth and the versatility of the fruit in cooking. They are a warm-weather vegetable and come in many varieties, from small cherry tomatoes to large beefsteak tomatoes.
- Soil: Well-drained, fertile soil
- Water: Regular watering, do not let soil dry out
- Light: Full sun
- Sowing Method: Indoor sowing, then transplant outdoors
- Growing Days: 60
Planting Instructions: Start seeds indoors 6-8 weeks before the last spring frost date. Transplant outdoors after danger of frost has passed and soil has warmed.
Harvest Instructions: Harvest when fruit is fully colored and slightly soft to the touch.