Nothing beats a juicy, home grown tomato! But trying to grow tomatoes during Oklahoma’s hot summers can be a bit demoralizing. The plants start producing in June, but as soon as the really hot weather arrives in July and August, the harvest dwindles. It’s not your fault! Tomatoes prefer temperatures under 85 degrees, and many varieties won’t set fruit if we get prolonged temperatures in the 90s and hotter. Click here for tips on growing tomatoes.