This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Mighty 'Mato Heirloom Tomatoes Are Better For The Environment

SAN DIEGO, April 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mighty 'Mato, the first line of grafted tomato plants available to home gardeners in North America, makes heirloom tomatoes achievable in any home garden. By the process of grafting, Mighty 'Mato plants are disease-resistant, allowing less need for chemical usage in home gardens.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130408/LA89928)

"Conventional tomatoes in grocery stores are hybridized and grown with chemicals to increase shelf-life and resilience for shipping, causing them to lack the flavor, texture and nutrients that draw people to the fruit in the first place," says John Bagnasco of the GardenLife Radio Show. "Without any need to use chemicals due to disease-resistance, Mighty 'Mato plants are sustainable and better for the environment, while preserving the taste and health value of the original heirloom tomato."

Generally, heirloom tomatoes are difficult to grow. By the process of grafting, Mighty 'Mato has made it possible to grow unique heirloom varieties with improved tolerance to temperature extremes and swings. Not only do these plants do better in a range of climates, they produce bigger, better and longer harvests with more yield per plant.

"Eating organically and avoiding chemicals is undoubtedly a progressive trend," says Bagnasco. "Mighty 'Mato plants have become a foolproof solution for home gardeners who desire a healthy alternative with quality assurance. Heirloom tomatoes that are easier to grow with superior defenses against nationwide soil-borne diseases and pests, this is the future of home gardening."

Mighty 'Mato plants are available at garden centers nationwide. Thirty-three varieties of Mighty 'Mato plants can be ordered at GardenLife.com and shipped throughout the country in time for local planting schedules. Grafted vegetables may also be purchased by mail order from Territorial Seed Co., Totally Tomatoes, Vermont Bean and Jung Seed Company.

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

Chart of I:DJI
DOW 16,643.01 -11.76 -0.07%
S&P 500 1,988.87 +1.21 0.06%
NASDAQ 4,828.3250 +15.6170 0.32%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs