In many areas of the country, the county and state fair is getting ready to start.
Throughout the fair, prized vegetables and fruits will be displayed alongside prized livestock.
In the past, these displays gave country folk a chance to show off their skills.
In my great grandmother’s case, it was a chance to become a county champion for 30 years.
Her secret was long kept by the family and passed from one generation to the next when we turned 16 years of age. Below are the secrets to her successful tomato garden. Her success was defined as humongous tomatoes, which won several county and state awards.
While following these steps cannot guarantee a world record tomato, it can help you become a more successful tomato gardener.
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