Category Archives: Tomatoes

“A Normal Garden”

After years of telling myself to cut back, I’ve finally managed to plant a much smaller, much more “normal” sized garden. It’s amazingly simple to maintain, and I [..]

Blueberries, Muncher, Tomatoes , ,

Towering Tomatoes & Number5

I’ve been starting tomatoes in my greenhouse for several years now, but I’ve just now learned something new: If you start tomatoes too early, it seems to stunt [..]

Arduino Projects, Greenhouse, Technology, Tomatoes , , , ,

Trays All In

This year I managed to get all of my tomato and pepper seeds started at roughly the same time. I started all of these trays in my home during the [..]

Fruit Trees, Peppers, Seedlings, Tomatoes ,

Tomato Trials, Winter Wrap-Up

The winter blues finally got the best of me, and so I gave in, and started planting seeds early. I told myself I was doing a tomato trial [..]

Arduino Projects, Building and Construction, Ike, Tomatoes , , , , , , ,

Half Way There !

I’ve got about 40 cucumber plants in the first row, with weed blocking fabric to save me lots of time. The second row contains a mix of winter [..]

Cucumbers, Peppers, Tomatoes, Waltham Butternut - Winter Squash , ,

My Sea of Green has Arrived

Fierce Competition for Sunlight – Tomato Plants Things have been pretty busy on the farm, but there is one truth that is self evident: The shelves in the [..]

Cucumbers, Greenhouse, Seedlings, Squash, Tomatoes , , , ,

Up Close

I often struggle to document all of the detail I see with my eyes. I have a pretty good camera, but I can’t always get this amazing device [..]

Afflictions, Goji Berries, Phosphorus, Tomatoes, Zucchini , ,

A Year of Growth: 2011

Another year has passed on the farm, and as the old year passes by, it leaves changes much like a glacier grinding and pushing its way to the [..]

8N Ford Tractor, Afflictions, Apples, Building and Construction, Cauliflower, General, Tomatoes , , , , , , ,

Storage and Seeds

While the warm season harvest may be over, there is lots of work pertaining to the warm season left to do. One of the biggest challenges is organizing [..]

Beans, Canning, Lettuce, Pak Choi, Seeds, Tomatoes , , , , , , , , ,

Tis the Season for Picking

I’ve been trying to keep up with the ripening tomatoes since the first red alert cherries appeared, but somewhere along that timeline I fell pretty far behind, and [..]

Bell, Chablis, Flexnum, Grapes, Purple Vienna, Tomatoes , ,