Follow these simple steps to give your plants a good start this growing season.
Illustration by Melanie Magee
Plant tomatoes in warm soil after all danger of frost has passed. First, remove the lower leaves of your tomato plants with clippers or sharp scissors. If your plants are in peat pots, you can plant the pots, too, if you like. Before planting, be sure that the pots are moist. You can also slightly crush the pots with your hands to help break them up a bit.