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Even if we weren’t worried about the end nearing us and the wheels coming off of society, we would likely still plant tomatoes. There is something so right about a hot tomato plucked from a summer plant. Its a flavor that cannot be denied. For most of us its just something that you eat raw, as is. Why go through the trouble of processing those beauties. Instead we take advantage of them and munch them until the very thought of a tomato makes us sick.
When you reach that point its time to start canning. Tomatoes can take a toll on your garden but if you get them right and keep your soil full of nutrients you will get plants that offer a lot to harvest. That is what we are all after, right? This is a great article about how and when to plant tomatoes in the garden.