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Heirloom Tomatoes

     It’s so hard to choose which varieties will make the grow list each spring.

That’s why the greenhouse will be filled again this year with lots of plants.

Extra, extra sale in May!

Liquid water

Today’s big news is that throughout our local area, water exists in liquid form on the surface of the planet, for the first time in I don’t know how long. 306 more words


Time for tomatoes!

Well aren’t tomatoes amazing? Spag bol, lasagne, pizza, sauces, soup, salads… Nothing bad can come from growing tomatoes. (unless you’re allergic…)

I did my first lot of of planting on Saturday – six varieties of tomatoes in seed trays, along with six varieties of peppers and some mint, basil and thyme in windowsill pots. 155 more words


5 Rules for Your Tomato Garden

It’s almost time to start thinking about that tomato garden! Just think about it, cutting warm, juicy tomatoes, right off the vine, for a yummy lunchtime BLT or tomato sandwich. 390 more words

Tomato Garden

The Best Tomatoes To Grow For Eating, Cooking and Canning

Without a doubt, the tomato really is the most versatile plant in our garden – finding its way on to the dinner table all throughout the year in some way, shape or form. 1,123 more words

Life In The Garden

Garden Update

“A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust. ” – Getrude Jekyll. 179 more words


Planning for spring

Yes, we’re in the middle of a record-breaking blizzard. Yes, the accumulated snow will keep me from my winter work of pruning clients’ shrubs. Yes, there will soon be so much snow on the ground I won’t even be able to take measurements for clients’ designs. 366 more words