Seed Starting 101: Planting Tomato Seed

Today we will be talking all about how to plant tomato seeds including which varieties to grow! Tomatoes are my favorite! I soooo miss them in the winter months! I grow way more than I should, and have the most difficult time trying to narrow down which varieties to grow! I want at least one of every color and shape and size! Don’t worry, I make use of everything I grow! I hope you will have better luck narrowing down the choices. 🙂 Related articles you may be interested in: Seed Starting 101: Essential Seed Starting Equipment How to Transplant Tomato Seedlings Benefits of Freezing Your Tomato HarvestOur favorite Homesteading and Gardening tools in our Amazon Shop! Choosing Tomato Varieties to Plant Are you planting tomato seed this year? Have you decided which tomato varieties you will be growing? There are so many varieties, I think that choosing which ones to grow is the hardest part of planting tomato seed! When you are deciding which tomatoes to grow, think about how you will use them. I like to make a lot of tomato sauce to can up and keep in the pantry. But I don’t like to do it at harvest time, so I freeze them until then.  I also love to eat them fresh. And I love to try new varieties as well as stick with the old that have worked well for me or taste the best. When choosing which ones to grow, I first break down they types of tomatoes to grow, cherry, paste and heirloom. I usually do a few tried and true varieties, and then add some new ones for each category. Breaking them down into these three categories makes it a wee bit less intimidating! Cherry Tomatoes Favorites that I have…