Are you planting tomato seed this year? Have you decided which tomato varieties you will be growing? There are so many varieties, I think that choosing which ones to grow is the hardest part of planting tomato seed! When you are deciding which tomatoes to grow, think about how you will use them. I like […]
Do you have more tomatoes that you know what to do with? There is never such thing as too many tomatoes! I’ve been there before myself. I thought it would be a good idea to plant a massive amount of tomato plants and ended up with what I thought was way too many leftover, extra […]
Summer time means it’s gardening time. One of the most popular fruits or vegetables grown is the tomatoes. Some people say they have great success and others experience failure. Learn about some very common mistakes made when growing tomatoes and how to fix them in this article. Everyone should enjoy growing tomatoes. Enjoy!
If you are like me, all the Summer produce comes ready to harvest all at the same time. One of my family’s favorite meals is Pork Carnitas which is best made with homemade salsa! This delicious but simple salsa uses up onions, garlic, heritage tomatoes and bell peppers (capsicum) and (chillies if you want). This […]
It always happens. Inevitably we end up with more zucchini that we can possibly eat in time before the next batch is ready. I like summer squash, don’t get me wrong. But using up the excessive volumes of zucchini can be hard. My mother in law freezes grated summer squash for adding to soups and […]
It may seem obvious – tomatoes are ready to pick when they are evenly a lush red color. But what if, like me, you are waiting for a pink variety to go red before harvesting them? Each variety of heirloom tomatoes look different when they are ripe. Some old-fashioned tomatoes are yellow, some orange, some […]