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Tomatoes: Always a best bet

You can’t go wrong planting tomatoes in Texas. They’re an excellent source of vitamin A and a good source of vitamin C. I’m not crazy for fresh tomatoes; I never eat them sliced up in a salad or on a sandwich, but I love them stewed or roasted and in salsa. North Texas gardeners can choose from many small and large-fruited tomatoes. The small varieties include Baxter’s Early Bush, Cherry Grande, Juliet, Red Cherry and Small Fry. Types of large fruit tomatoes include Better Boy, Big Beef, Big Box, Bush Beefsteak, Carnival, Celebrity and Homestead. Soil prep In North Texas, tomatoes grow pretty well in well-drained soil but make sure that, wherever you plant them, they get 6 hours of sun every day. Work the soil only when it’s dry enough to use normal garden tools. …Read the rest of this story and more stories like this in your latest edition of The Ennis News. Be informed, subscribe today!

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