Tomato Growing Secrets Revealed


Frank Hyman, Cottage Garden Landscaping

  • Saturday, March 14, 2020 – 1:00 pm2:30 pm

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Learn the differences between determinate and indeterminate tomatoes and how best to trellis each type. Find out how to counter the wide range of bugs and diseases that like tomatoes (and how to counter them with least toxic options), a few of the best varieties (both hybrids and heirlooms) and learn some easy options on preserving tomatoes and making sauce with them.

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About Frank Hyman

Frank Hyman is the Cutting Edge Crops columnist for Hobby Farms magazine and the container columnist for Horticulture magazine. He designs award-winning gardens in Durham and has owned Cottage Garden Landscaping for 25 years. He earned his B.S. in horticulture and design from NC State University and studied under J. C. Raulston, Ph.D., and Will Hooker, M.L.A. His garden writing has also appeared in Organic Gardening, Modern Farmer, American Gardener, Carolina Gardener, and Fine Gardening. He's also a carpenter and has built deer-proof fences.

$25.00 for members, $30.00 for nonmembers.
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Program cancellations can be made up to two weeks before the program's start date. A 15% cancellation fee applies.
Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Please call (919) 513-7005 for more information about this class.