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How to Prune Tomatoes

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The Gardening Journal: How to Prune Tomatoes


A simple task, pruning tomatoes improves plant health and productivity. In this episode, Niki Jabbour shows how to prune and explains how doing it properly can even reduce the occurrence of diseases.


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