It’s no secret that the tomato is a favourite summertime staple. Yr after 12 months, numerous gardeners depend on this formidable and versatile fruit to mark the arrival of spring after which high off summer season with a style that isn’t solely memorable but additionally irreplaceable. However the tomato can also be considered one of the troublesome crops to develop. In keeping with tomato skilled Scott Daigre, it really doesn’t deserve that popularity. Sure, the tomato does carry out in a different way than different vegetable crops. And sure, your rising area or zone could have one thing to do with how profitable you’ll be. However turning into conscious of the a number of frequent misconceptions will assist set you on the precise path to getting the good harvest you’re after. Scott is the proprietor and producer of of Tomatomania!, The World’s Largest Tomato Seedling Sale, a collection of occasions that pop up all through California in spring. He’s grown extra tomatoes than most, so who higher to offer perception on this scrumptious—but irritating—crop?
Presenter: Scott Daigre
Producer/proprietor of TOMATOMANIA!
Scott Daigre is an writer, backyard designer, and educator. He spent most of his younger life in Louisiana earlier than shifting to the West Coast to start out his skilled profession. After varied advertising and manufacturing positions failed to offer the identical vitality he felt whereas within the backyard he made a significant profession shift in 1995 and went to work for Hortus, as nursery in Los Angeles. He has fortunately been part of the backyard business ever since.
Scott has led backyard excursions around the globe, is a frequent speaker at spring backyard reveals, and designs landscapes all through Southern California by way of his firm, Powerplant Backyard Design.
He additionally owns and produces TOMATOMANIA!, a springtime pop-up gardening occasion that has been held in 5 states and 25 cities. It’s billed on the world’s largest tomato seedling sale. Its success led to the publication of Scott’s tomato-growing how-to and cookbook, TOMATOMANIA! A Recent method to Celebrating Tomatoes within the Backyard and within the Kitchen,” in 2016.
The New York Occasions known as Scott, “a backyard designer-turned the Dale Carnegie of tomatophiles,” an ideal description of his distinctive skillset.
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