White Tomesol tomato - 80 days. An amazing heirloom that is bursting with fragrance and natural goodness. The cream colored fruits are beautiful, smooth, and weigh about 8 ounces each. The vines set heavy yields of this rare treasure. Baker Creek Heirloom Seeds $ 2.50 for 20.
Watermelon Radish Seeds Sometimes called Watermelon radish seems to be all the rage when I go to farmers markets or local organic stores. The reason is not only the flavor, but the intense interior color just like a watermelon! The watermelon radish has ball-shaped root that is about 4 inches in diameter. The color starts with deep green shoulders that fade to a bright white skin.
Tomato, Big Rainbow (Heirloom) - The flesh inside is marbled with red in the bottom half of the fruit. It has a big, lumpy beefsteak shape with a very mild and sweet flavor. It's a knockout on a platter with slices of our other tomato varieties. The large fruits (often 22 ounces) are borne on tall plants.
Tomato, Brandywine Pink Brandywine, which dates back to 1885, is the heirloom tomato standard. One taste and you’ll be enchanted by its superb flavor and luscious shade of red-pink. The large, beefsteak-shaped fruits grow on unusually upright, potato-leaved plants. The fruits set one or two per cluster and ripen late—and are worth the wait. Brandywine's qualities really shine when it de...
Zapotec Pleated Tomato Southwest Desert Heirloom - This spectacular scalloped tomato was found in the dry mountains of Mexico, where it's grown by the Zapotec Indians. It's sweet tasting, very ornamental, and it loves dry heat. Heavy yields of sweet 1/2 pound fruits grow on sturdy vines that love the desert.
Pruning Tomatoes- Great Article. 6 reasons to prune tomatoes: 1. More flavorful tomatoes. 2. Larger tomatoes. 3. More tomatoes over length of a season. 4. Keep leaves & fruits off the ground, away from pests, insect damage, fungal disease. 5. Keep plants smaller & more compact. 6. Allows tomatoes on plant at the end of season to ripen before 1st frost. Removing unneeded growth tips, new growth in the “V” between 2 stems, allows plant to concentrate energy on fruit rather than foliage.