- Tomatoes will perform best if planted in a spot that drains well. A poor draining location is more likely to have split fruit.
- As the tomato plant grows, diligently remove lower branches. On determinate varieties, remove the lower 6". Keep leaf litter, fallen fruit, weeds, and other debris away from the base of plants.
- The Tomato Club choices to grow in 2022: Champagne Bubbles (mini cherry, sweet), Gobstopper (split resistant variety), Chocolate Stripes (does well in any zone), Striped Roma (heirloom variety with colorful flare), Wapsipinicon Peach (best-tasting), Riesentraube (old German heirloom), Pork Chop (true yellow with golden stripes),