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10/6/17: In the garden this week

I don’t know about you, but I could have done without the return of summer temperatures. A little more precipitation would be nice as well (last night rainfall was less than a quarter inch). 752 more words


9/29/17: In the garden this week

After several weeks of unseasonable heat and drought, we finally feel a hint of fall today (thought still no rain in sight). Fruits have ripened, but most trees and shrubs are holding fast to their leaves, which for the most part look both green and sad. 776 more words


Growing Tomatoes with Wild Boar Farms

Brad Gates, tomato expert and owner of Wild Boar Farms, knows everything about breeding and growing tomatoes.  It’s always a pleasure to attend his lively and informative presentations at the National Heirloom Expo.   220 more words


Tomato Seeds - beefsteak tomato and cherry tomato

New tomato varieties include beefsteak, cherry tomatoes, container and hanging basket tomato seeds from the small cherry to extra large Porterhouse beefsteak.

Tomato Apricot Dreams… 556 more words


Tomato Plantin' Season

Believe it or not, in west Florida it is time to start growing tomatoes. September and January are the months for starting plants. Starting in those months provides the cooler nighttime temperatures needed for growing this fruit. 193 more words

Bountiful Garden

Tomatoes!  From plants bought at the Ashland Garden Club Plant Sale in May. 

Ashland Garden Club

8/11/17: In the garden this week

We are into what I think of as the summer doldrums, or maybe just a reli=atively q uiet period in the garden. Certainly the prairie perennials continue to bloom with all their might, and there are all the asters to look forward to, but in the ornamental garden there’s not much to do except to keep things tidy (that is, if you like your garden to be tidy). 845 more words