The earliest ever tomatoes experiment begins... Parts of the plan include a proven super-early variety, multiple seedling start dates, and the unheated greenhouse! … [Read more...] about Seedlings in January!
[From 5-Aug-2012] Volunteer cherry toms - weed toms, really - ahead of this year's planting. Cool. Not sure if these have crossed, we had many varieties planted close together last season. These are not hugely sweet, instead, super little bursts of mildly tart tomato-tasty! … [Read more...] about Volunteers!
[From 27-Jun-2013] It's a monster tomato leaf. There's not much in the pic to give it scale, but some of these leaves are around a foot long. Way bigger than I've seen before. This is the first year I've tried tomatoes in the greenhouse, throwing in about 25 leftover tom … [Read more...] about Monster tomato leaf
[From 8-Sep-2012] More incredibly simple and tasty local food: the basic BELT - bacon egg lettuce tomato - all local except for salt, pepper, butter, and mayo. Bacon from the farmers' market. Eggs and veg - heirloom tom, second cut baby lettuces and a smattering of arugula - from … [Read more...] about Basic BELT (bacon egg lettuce tomato)
Shrouded against the cold: Not much to look at, but nice for the tomatoes, peppers and other seedlings on the tables underneath. It's a double layer of medium weight floating row cover, tried and true, a familiar spring sight in the unheated greenhouse, good for a few degrees of … [Read more...] about Shrouded against the cold