Please remember that maturity dates are from time of setting plants into the garden. Additionally these dates will vary from location to location and even from year to year. They are for rough planning purposes only.
Starting your own tomato plants from seed is not difficult and only requires a little preparation and planning. Click here for more information. If you have not planned and need to order tomato plants, the following growers support Victory Seeds®
Abundant Acres - Mail order sales of heirloom tomato, pepper, eggplant and sweet potato plants.
Craig LeHoullier's From the Vine - Heirloom tomato expert, author, and grower offering heirloom tomato, pepper and eggplants in the Raleigh, NC area. No mail order.
Texas Heirloom Tomatoes - Shipping quality 'mater plants across the great state of Texas, and occasionally beyond. A one batch 'hobby grower' offers over 100 varieties including many Dwarf forms. Order early; ships in March.
your best tomato harvest ever! Dr. LeHoullier, tomato adviser for Seed Savers Exchange, offers everything a tomato enthusiast needs to know about growing more than 200 varieties of tomatoes — from sowing seeds and planting to cultivating and collecting seeds at the end of the season.
He also offers a comprehensive guide to the various pests and diseases of tomatoes and explains how best to avoid them. No other book offers such a detailed look at the specifics of growing tomatoes, with beautiful photographs and helpful tomato profiles throughout.