Monty Don caring for tomatoes

How to get the perfect tomato crop

Watch this video to find out how Monty Don cares for his tomatoes to get the best crop from them.

Monty explains how to care for your tomato crop, especially if you’re going away on holiday. He removes sideshoots, ties in stems and uses potassium-rich comfrey leaves to mulch the soil. He also offers tips on what to do if you don’t have anyone to water your crop, and explains why harvesting ripe tomatoes is the key to ensuring a continuous crop.

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