Here are the tomato varieties that I will be trying from seed gathered at the Tomato Festival!
#1 Tipsy and #2 Green Giant x Yellow Submarine F1
#3 Dice’s Mystery Black
#4 Jaune Flamme a wonderful French heirloom tomato
#6 Purple Haze F1
#7 OSU Blue
This weekend, I traveled to Washington on the Brazos to see the South East Texas Tomato Festival!
The bridge was out, so we had to take a detour, but it was all worth it. The folk there are testing, and comparing heirloom and a bit more recent varieties of tomatoes.
They had a huge [...]
Right now my lettuce is at a turning point.
This one is beginning to produce seed. The one below is ready to eat.
If I remove all the mature leaves, it will grow more, and the pruning will prevent it from going to seed at least until it gets a little bit [...]
I prefer to avoid pesticides, at times however I want crops and plants I love are being destroyed. One of the safer pesticides to use is soap.
Additionally I would rather add potassium to my crops, than sodium. Most soap these days is made from Sodium Hydroxide, it is cheaper and makes a harder [...]
Such a pretty plant. It is early in the year, so most of these are under a foot tall. They will be just as pretty in the fall, only by then they will be over ten feet tall. Tasty and lovely leaves. I love this plant. This plant dies each year, but [...]