Many people have different ways in which they do things. This is my way of planting and growing tomatoes. There may be better or easier methods out there, but this is the way I like to do it. Maybe this will give you a few a few helpful hints in growing your own tomatoes. First of all, there are many tomatoes to choose from, the list is very large, and there are different attributes to each tomato. Some tomatoes may fair better in different locations, some tomatoes have different tastes, or some are small little cherry tomatoes, and some are nice big boy tomatoes. You can start tomato plants from seeds, or you can buy them from a garden shop. The one thing that you want to make sure of is that you only plant the strongest and best tomato plants, this will give you the highest yield, and you will have a much better chance of having a healthy garden. You should look for tomato plants that are as wide as they are tall. There are certain tool kits to use before you get started. Here is a very helpful kit and also a protective shield for your tomato plant as it grow. This is an organic tomato growing kit that is listed on OMRI as the most effective tool in growing tomatoes. It is highly recommended and easy to use. So check it out and soon you too can have nice healthy tomato plants like me.