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 miss them so in the winter months. I want at least one of every color and shape and size!  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 Harvest Our favorite Homesteading and Gardening tools in our Amazon Shop! Choosing New & Unique Tomato Varieties to Plant I am adding this video to this post, in September 2019. This is a video that Jessica from Roots & Refuge did with Brad Gates of Wild Boar Farms at the National Heirloom Expo in Santa Rosa, CA the same month. For those who don’t know who Brad is, he is THE Tomato Man. He has created a lot of the new tomatoes that everyone wants to grow such as Blue Beauty, Black Beauty, Dark Galaxy, Barry’s Crazy Cherry, Atomic Grape, and many many more. In this video, he talks about how he creates new tomato varieties and how he grows them. I hope after watching this, you too, will grow some new to you varieties! (Go give some love to Wild Boar Farms on Facebook or Instagram, and go Subscribe to Roots & Refuge YouTube Channel!)   Choosing Tomatoes For Different Purposes 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…