The tomato is a popular and versatile choice in the garden. It is vibrant, nutritious and delicious. It can be grown from hanging baskets with herbs, can yield prolific crops, and can cheer up a summer salad with its red, yellow, orange or green hues.This practical book explores all aspects of growing tomatoes from cultivar selection and plant raising, through outdoor and protected crop production, to plant care and training. It also advises on what to do if things start to go wrong. Topics covered include: tomato history; guide to choosing cultivars; ideas for growing tomatoes; advice on greenhouses; instruction on pests and diseases. Written by a specialist, it will ensure that every gardener enjoys their tomatoes to the full. Superbly illustrated with 135 colour photographs.