“How often should I water tomato plants?” A family member recently asked me. She said, “I don’t have any tomatoes on my two month old plants. The plants are green and really big!” I asked her, “How often do you water your tomato plants?” Her answer: “Every day.” I told her, “Plants watered every day […] Finish reading: How to Water Tomato PlantsVegetable Gardening
Container gardening is not something I thought I would end up doing. Growing up I’d always had a plot of land to grow food and flowers. This continued through my adult life until recently when I moved to a new town and rented an apartment. So far I haven’t found anywhere to live that has […] Finish reading: Container Gardening Post #1
Last year I ate the yummiest cherry tomatoes EVER. A coworker left some on my desk and I enjoyed them thoroughly. By the time I asked her for more so I could save the seeds, it was too late! Her family had eaten all the tomatoes. And who could blame them? They were absolutely delectable. […] Finish reading: Saving Seeds: Tomatoes
Ah yes my young grasshoppers…it is with fondness that I look back and remember my first garden. I was so young and terribly excited, probably about 12 years old. I knew with certainty that my garden would be amazing. It would impress my friends, family and the neighbors. My vegetable business would be famous, and […] Finish reading: Anne’s Spring Veggie Garden Story
This has been a WEIRD and disappointing tomato gardening season. Here in Zone 9 we had winter, then 3 weeks of spring, followed by the most pathetic summer ever. The Central Valley of California is known for blazing hot, 100° F August days followed by muggy, miserable evenings. In fact, local businesses use the theme […] Finish reading: Why Aren’t My Tomatoes Turning Red?