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1) Pinch off the suckers. Suckers are the small branches that grow in the corner of two branches. Suckers don’t produce any fruit and suck all of the plants energy. Removing the suckers will allow the plant to put all of its energy towards producing fruit.

2) Remove low branches that hang in the soil. This will prevent disease from speading for your tomato plants.

3) Water at the base of the tomato plants. This prevents disease as it keeps the branches and leaves dry.

4) Water consistently.

5) Stake tomatoes when they are getting tall. Use a stake or a tomato cage to keep the tomato plant standing stright. Use cut nylons to tie the tomato plant to the cage or stake.