I actually wanted to start the same thread.
It is said too, that they love to be mulched with their own leaves.
I realized that tomatoes like to be grown messy and that they hate to be tied on a stake.
They're both in the nightshade family
Marianne wrote:Where the potato crop had been the previous year, that row of tomatoes were 2' shorter. I googled it and couldn't find any real science to back that up, but they made a believer out of me.