tomato plant

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n tomato plant native to South America; widely cultivated in many varieties
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Usage

In literature:

That beats tomato plants in wrapping paper.
"The Valley of the Moon" by Jack London
Of all the rows of vegetables in Hiram's garden plot, the thriftiest and handsomest were the trellised tomato plants.
"Hiram The Young Farmer" by Burbank L. Todd
These frames may be used again for tomato plants for the same area, using about 450 plants.
"Three Acres and Liberty" by Bolton Hall
These fellows would plant a tin can and kick because they didn't get a case of tomatoes.
"Old Gorgon Graham" by George Horace Lorimer
The tomato plants were started inside.
"The Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming." by Ellen Eddy Shaw
But first I think I'll start my tomato plants.
"Daddy Takes Us to the Garden" by Howard R. Garis
And Margery's father made a row of holes, after that, for the tomato plants.
"Stories to Tell Children" by Sara Cone Bryant
Severely wilted tomato plants were observed on July 30, 1943, in a field of tomatoes near Egypt, New York.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Thirty-Fourth Annual Report 1943" by Various
She soon saw him at work in a bed of tomato-plants.
"John Gayther's Garden and the Stories Told Therein" by Frank R. Stockton
One evening when he had just finished planting some tomatoes, he was surprised to see his father enter the greenhouse.
"The Silver Lining" by John Roussel
I once divided 100 young tomato plants, about 2 inches high, into four lots of 25 each, numbering them 1, 2, 3 and 4.
"Tomato Culture: A Practical Treatise on the Tomato" by William Warner Tracy
Lancaster's grumbling lessened, and he helped to plant some boxes with cabbage and tomato seed that the "sutler" supplied.
"The Plow-Woman" by Eleanor Gates
Why are frames put about tomato plants?
"The Handbook of Conundrums" by Edith B. Ordway
Early this month plant out tomatoes on a south or west wall.
"Small Gardens" by Violet Purton Biddle
For small plants, as cabbages and tomatoes, a cylindrical Dibber is generally used.
"The Practical Garden-Book" by C. E. Hunn
Further south planting times are gauged by the time tomatoes are to be set and by experience as to safe or reasonably safe sowing dates.
"The Tomato" by Paul Work
Do you not think the sketch of the tomato is much more interesting because it shows the growth of the plant?
"Text Books of Art Education, Book IV (of 7)" by Hugo B. Froehlich
There were also wild tomatoes in profusion and alkaline sea plants of various species.
"The Cruise of the 'Alerte'" by E. F. Knight
When Saturday came, he worked irritably around the tomato plants until eleven o'clock.
"Mountain" by Clement Wood
He had some extra fine tomato plants in the cart, he said.
"Pippin; A Wandering Flame" by Laura E. Richards
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In news:

Recently I noticed my tomato plants were being eaten by something.
Make a tomato plant trellis using this easy method.
IN EFFECT UNTIL OCT 15, 4:30 p.m. On May 15, I began setting out tomato plants started indoors on March 15.
Every summer, it's the same thing with our tomato plants.
One heirloom tomato plant is never enough.
Cyeomans@news-daily.com When Christopher Lee was 7, he grew a 13-foot-tall tomato plant with help from his grandfather, Bobby Lee.
Sixteen years later, it was Christopher Lee's turn to help his son, Blake Lee, grow a giant tomato plant.
If you're determined to plant tomatoes soon, you'll need to do a little to help them along in the cold weather.
The Tomato Greenhouse can help your plants survive earlier than they would otherwise.
I just pulled my tomato plants out and the roots are a mass of ugly bumps and warts.
Mention that fact to him, and while you're at it, tell him she should be at least as important to him as the tomato plants and the zinnias.
Last week, I had the opportunity to spend some time in the Sacramento, Calif, pepper, lettuce, tomato and melon fields with a half-dozen plant breeders.
Master gardener William Moss discusses his tips for planting hearty tomato plants that produce a lot of fruit.
He has tomatoes growing on potato plants.
Jim Degiovanni shows off a tray of tomato seedlings ready to be planted in his high tunnel.
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