Category Archives: Tomatoes

As summer draws to a end, the chores begin!  The tomatoes are closing up shop for the most part, so i focused on them today.  Instead of ripping everything out, i looked for a new shoot sprouting off the main … Continue reading

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Sauce Time

With all this heat, my tomato plants have pushed to ripen their fruit.  Since i have 6 healthy plants, that makes for a glut of delicious heirloom tomatoes. I’ll cook it (and the other few pounds still on the vine) … Continue reading

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For The Birds

As soon as anything in the garden turns red, it mysteriously gets a hole in it!  The thing that bugs me is that they peck a hole and nibble, then fly onto the next one: repeat. Strawberries and tomatoes so … Continue reading

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Tomato Trellis

Now that it’s warmed up a bit the tomatoes have really taken off: they’re even starting to bud!  I’m pinching off half of these buds to encourage some more green growth, hoping for more production later.  Knowing that tomatoes get … Continue reading

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Oops, I Did It Again!

Remember how i was saying that i’m working on proper spacing and not planting too early?  Well, 1 out of 2 is not so bad, right? I had to transplant my tomatoes, which i started too early indoors (a note … Continue reading

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