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how can i turn my tomatoes red

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23 Aug, 2010


Try hanging used banana skins on your plants or next to them, they give off a gas which helps rippen fruit, I use this method every year and have been growing tomatos for 15 years plus. Another trick is to romove most of the leaves so the light can get to the fruit as well. have a go you will be amazed.

23 Aug, 2010


thanks alot as a new gardener i need all the help i can get

23 Aug, 2010


And if they're not there already, the sunniest, warmest spot you can find. If you get to September and the weather's cold and horrible, and you have green tomatoes on the plant, you can pick them and put them on a sunny windowsill, or add a ripe tomato to them - they produce ethylene, which is a ripening chemical, and I assume that's what Avid Gardener's ripe bananas are doing too.

23 Aug, 2010


ok thanks

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