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  1. photo Tender <b>Tomatoes</b>: How To Plan and Plant Your Perfect CropTender Tomatoes: How To Plan and Plant Your Perfect CropArticle
    , you’ve got lots of things to consider: Plant Type: Determinate, or bush, tomatoes stop growing at a certain point and can only be harvested once or twice. Vine tomatoes keep growing and producing untilRead more
  2. photo How to Transplant Blueberry <b>Bushes</b>How to Transplant Blueberry BushesArticle
    Blueberries are a fantastic choice for a low maintenance, non-invasive, and easy to harvest plant that thrives in most North American climates. As a perennial, blueberries are permanent bushesRead more
  3. photo An In-Depth Companion Planting GuideAn In-Depth Companion Planting GuideArticle
    Extra tips: same as for bush beans.   Cabbage and Cauliflower Plant near: broccoli, brussels sprouts, tomatoes, celery, chard, spinach. Keep away from: strawberries Extra tips: tomatoes and celery repelRead more
  4. photo Bean Bounty! Learn How to Grow BeansBean Bounty! Learn How to Grow BeansArticle
    family along with peas, lentils, peanuts and flowers like sweet pea and lupine. Beans grow in two main ways; either in pole or bush form. Pole beans need about 4-8 inches between each plant and grow aboutRead more
  5. photo Big Veggie Plants, Small SpacesBig Veggie Plants, Small SpacesArticle
    tomato container has enough room for five happy, prolific plants, and two rows of string against a wall is a workable foundation for high-yield squash. Don’t think of a small space as a limitation – it’sRead more
  6. photo 5 Colorful Plants for Winter Gardening5 Colorful Plants for Winter GardeningArticle
    to the garden. And if you come into enough blooms, you can use them to make witch hazel essential oil. Japanese Pieris (or Andromeda, or Lily of the Valley Bush): Glossy and green year round, this popularRead more
  7. photo 8 Steps to Prepare A Winter Garden8 Steps to Prepare A Winter GardenArticle
    Many garden veggies and flowers are dying off while the others are preparing themselves for the ensuing colder weather. As your tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, squash and annual flowers die offRead more
  8. photo Tracking, Tracing and Testing <b>Tomatoes</b>Tracking, Tracing and Testing TomatoesArticle
    . The agency’s Tomato Safety Initiative, concocted last summer, seems to be as lame a duck as President Bush. I love the title Dvorak Uncensored bestowed on the FDA over the weekend: the “FEMA of Food.” Couldn’tRead more
  9. photo New Years Articles From Our FriendsNew Years Articles From Our FriendsArticle
    pressured the US to hassle the famed whale protection group Sea Shepard Conservation Society of Animal Planet’s reality show “Whale Wars.” 2. Obama has finally ended the Bush-era “No More Wilderness” edictRead more
  10. photo Pest-Proof Your Garden… the Natural Way!Pest-Proof Your Garden… the Natural Way!Article
    If you’re lucky, your garden is probably in full bloom right now. But while the tomatoes, zucchini and lettuces you’ve been tenderly caring for all spring and summer are meant to end up on yourRead more

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Bush tomato


The term bush tomato refers to the fruit or entire plants of certain nightshade (Solanum) species native to the more arid parts of Australia. While they are quite closely related to tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum), they might be even closer relatives of the eggplant (S. melongena), which they resemble in many details. There are 94 (mostly perennial) natives and 31 (mostly annual) introduced...More