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What can you do about tasteless tomatoes?

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August 4, 2012 — What can you do when your home-grown tomatoes are failures in flavor? Mike McGrath looks at the potential causes of tasteless tomatoes and reveal some last minute tricks you can try to induce a flavor boost. Plus your fabulous phone calls.

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Question of the Week

I’ve been growing vegetables in raised beds for the past couple summers. This year our tomatoes don’t have the great tangy “Jersey Tomato” flavor they’ve had in the past. Before I planted, I roto-tilled in some compost and used Osmocote fertilizer. Any idea why the flavor is different than in the past? Get the answer »

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