Tomato Blossoms Dropping Off? Here’s How to Care for Your Tomatoes!

Summer is in full bloom, and the heat of the day sometimes reaches 90 degrees or more, which means the ripeningfloweringtomatoblossoms on tomato plants may drop off because of the heat. In case you find your blossoms falling off your plant, don’t worry, the excessive heat may be the reason. Now that it is getting cooler, you should see your plants blossoming again. Listen to the Garden Guru’s tip of the week below to learn more about tomato care.

That brings us to another topic. Feeding your tomato plants. Make sure to water your plants and water them evenly and on a regular basis. You probably should also provide them with tomato or plant food. If you are growing your tomatoes in pots, check the soil and make sure it is consistently moist. If you are growing your tomatoes in the ground, you should water every other day.

Stop by either of our locations and ask our gardening professionals what to feed your plants. We have a large selection of plant foods to fit your needs.

Feed Your Plants!

Feed your potted plants and vegetable/flowering plants.

In order for plants to grow and thrive, they need food or fertilizer which contains a number of different elements known as macro-nutrients
and micro-nutrients.

Payne’s carries many various fertilizers, from organic to conventional. Stop by and ask one of our gardening experts what product is best for your needs. We’re here to help!



Garden Guru Says Tomatoes Need TLC – Tomato Loving Care!

lynnonradioREVLast week the Garden Guru discussed how the heat is affecting tomatoes and how we can make sure to have a fruitful and healthy crop. Tune in every Friday on KHFM Radio (95.5 FM) between 4 and 5 pm you’ll hear Lynn Payne’s tip of the week.

The “Garden Guru” himself provides information on different topics including gardening tips, fun facts about plants, how to plant and prepare your garden for each season and special announcements.

In case you missed it, CLICK below to listen to last week’s Garden Guru gardening tip on KHFM. Also, take a look a the Tent Caterpillar article below.