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Ask a master gardener: Tips for growing tomatoes

THE TOMATO HORNWORM, a destructive garden pest, can strip the leaves and damage the fruit of tomatoes.  Photo by Whitney Cranshaw/Colorado State University/bugwood.org  By Deborah J. Benoit

You patiently waited until the danger of frost had passed to plant your tomatoes. And you installed a sturdy support system in anticipation of healthy, robust plants. But there are still some things you can do to ensure the harvest of your dreams.

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