Planting a fruit bearing plant in your backyard is really advantageous. You are not just able to help in greening the environment when you grow them but you are also able to get food supplies whenever you need them. You do not have to go to the market just to buy lemons when you know you forgot one. Another advantage of having a plant box filled with fruits and vegetables is that you are able to save a lot of money. You can just pick an eggplant to eat for dinner when you run out of something to eat.
Tomatoes are one of the most common plants that can be seen in the backyard. As a matter of fact, it is listed as the number one homegrown plant in the United States. It is really easy to maintain and it grows on almost all the seasons. It will grow even at the heat of the scorching sun or in the middle of a heavy storm. This may be the reason why many families prefer planting tomatoes in their backyard. It is not very sensitive. In fact, it will not affect the plant when its stems are put underground. It will survive on most situations. You can even plant them in places which have a very little space. It does need much space in order for it to grow. A window pane is even a perfect place for planting its seeds because it does not require digging too deep. In fact, an 8 inch soil is already enough. All you have to do is avail of a garden bag that will suit the size of your window and you are done. Unlike other bushes, tomatoes will grow even in lousy soil. The nutrients that it needs are not that much. You do not have to put additional fertilizers on them. Just water it with the right amount and it will surely give you the fruits that you may use any time. Add a little support on it when the plant is already growing because it will help the plant to lift its leaves.