Caring for tomatoes

Grow great cordon tomatoes, with the help of this video guide featuring Alan Titchmarsh.

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In this short video guide, Alan Titchmarsh looks at where to grow tomatoes, and the two different types - bush and cordon plants.

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Focusing on cordon tomatoes, he shows you how to support and tie them in, how and why to remove side shoots, and when and why to pinch out the growing tip. He also gives useful tips on correct watering and feeding to encourage successful and abundant fruiting.

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