success with tomatoes - Knowledgebase Question

St. Petersburg, Fl
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Question by kathy4621
July 13, 2009
Recently I wrote about
succesfully growing tomatoes and other vegetables and this difficult Florida soil (I'm new here). You sent
me excellent advice on soil, insects, watering, etc. but I have misplaced it. Would you please send me another?
Thank you

Answer from NGA
July 13, 2009
Here's a publication from the University of Florida Extension Service that I know you will find helpful: It addresses soils, planting dates, and even the best varieties to grow in Florida. After reading this you'll discover that you don't need to grow in containers - you can amend your soil with organic matter to help improve it. And, growing seasons are different in Florida than they are in New York. Once you have a better understanding of what and when to plant, and how to prepare your garden bed, I think you will be successful with your organic vegetable garden. Best wishes in your new home and with your new garden!

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