Time to Start Feeding my Tomatoes

My Tomatoes are doing well. Despite this last week of almost continual rain they are starting to set fruit. I have eight plants in all, all outdoor. Four of them are in the sunniest bed in the garden and four in the ‘almost’ sunniest bed in the garden. Last year, all of my Tomatoes were […]

Transplanting My Tomatoes

It’s time to transplant my Tomato seedlings from their nursery tray into individual pots. The seedlings have at least two of their larger, ‘real’ leaves and they are nice and short, green and vigorous. I’m planting them well below the soil level that they were at in the tray. I’m trying to get them so […]

Tomatoes Get The Four-Star Treatment

Last week I posted a list of what I had sown up to now this year. I mentioned in that post that I was ‘giving my Tomatoes the four-star treament’. James then e-mailed me and asked, ‘in reference to your Tomatoes, what is the four star treatment’? So I thought I’d let you know. Well, […]

Tomato Salad Dressing

The tomatoes are ripening – at last! They needed a bit of help. Basically I had been a bit lazy. I’d let them run amock in the strawberry patch, which meant that several things happened. 1. we had no strawberries because they didn’t have enough light and were overrun with slugs and 2. the toms […]