Tag: Tomato growing

It's Tomato Season

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We all are enjoying our seed catalogs. They are great references, but their seed descriptions are designed to sell seeds. Here’s great information about tomatoes straight from objective experts to help you decide which varieties to grow this year. PSU extension officer, Steve Bogash has overseen the growing hundreds of varieties of tomatoes under tightly controlled trial conditions including the Landisville Research Farm in PA.

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Garden Goofs 2009

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If Thomas Jefferson couldn’t perfect vegetable growing, I can’t fault myself too much for still making mistakes. Here are my top seven blunders of 2009.

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Camp Hill Tomato Taste

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Individuals entered tomatoes they’d grown to be judged on their flavor. Attendees could also taste tomato varieties and decide which appealed most to them. The idea was to help you find the perfect tomato to grow for your personal preference.

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Tomato Tidbits; Why do we do all this?

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In the midst of this season’s oddness and challenge, I’ve heard bits of good news and anecdotes that explain why gardeners will excitedly grow tomatoes next year.
It’s a quest for that great tomato flavor.

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Flavors of Tomato Season

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Evelyn liked the Cabernet, “ It had a nice balance of sweet and acid,” she said. But this cab was served in chunks. It was a tomato. She hopes to grow Cabernet at home next year. Who knew?

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Guitar and Garden

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You might know Deuce Gibb as the front man for the Martini Bros.  You might know him as a talented hairdresser and owner of Deuce Gibb Salon. If you know him, you probably also know that he races dirt bikes; loves hot rods and motorcycles. But you probably don’t know that Deuce Gibb loves the […]

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