Growing Tomatoes Class

Brought to you by the Master Gardeners in Lackawanna County Judy Coleman and Ellen Sillner will present a class on how to grow tomatoes from seedlings. The class will take place on March 19th from 2:00PM – 4:00PM in the North Pocono Public Library Community Room.


  • Types of Tomatoes
  • Varieties available
  • Choosing the right tomatoes for you
  • Tags and Seed Packets – what do they tell you?
  • Planting the seedlings properly
  • Staking vs Caging
  • Suggestions for caring for your tomatoes
  • To prune or not to prune?
  • Diseases and Treatments (organic)
  • Growing Tomatoes in Containers
  • Harvesting and Storing
  • Recipes


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