What variety of tomato should I use in the greenhouse?
Rather than field or garden types, tomatoes varieties bred for the greenhouse environment need to be used. All varieties are indeterminate, so that they can produce over a long harvest season. The most widely used variety in Mississippi as well as in the United States now is 'Trust'. Other varieties to consider are 'Match,' 'Switch,' and 'Blitz.' These are all Dutch hybrids.
RAYMOND, Miss. -- Current and prospective greenhouse vegetable growers can learn about the specialized production method during Mississippi State University’s 2024 Greenhouse Vegetable Short Course on Feb. 27-28. The course will be held at the North Mississippi Research and Extension Center’s Magnolia Building in Verona from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. It is open to greenhouse vegetable producers throughout the Southeast.
STARKVILLE, Miss. -- Vegetable growers soon will have two chances to learn about managing pests on produce in greenhouses and high tunnels.
There’s nothing more satisfying than homegrown tomatoes. You don’t have to be a gardening expert to grow delicious tomatoes in your backyard. Here are a few tips that will help you grow the best looking (and tasting) tomatoes out there: