ripening tomatoes

Tomato Fertilizer Results

You might recall that last year I ran a little experiment in my tomato patch. I grew 12 different tomato plants and separated them into four groups of three plants. Each group received a different organic fertilizer (or none at all) throughout the growing season.

husk cherry tomatoes

Husk Tomatoes

Husk tomatoes are basically a wild species — and they’re easy to grow.

Galeux D'Eysines pumpkins

Boutique Pumpkin Varieties

Don’t think a plain orange pumpkin is your only option. Specialty pumpkin varieties turn heads on the farm with their rainbow of colors, textures and styles.

green zebra tomato

Heirloom Tomato Choices

Heirloom tomatoes survive time. You can enjoy the history of these heirloom tomatoes as much as their enduring flavors.

Apples of Antiquity

Whether they’re called heirloom, heritage or historical, these time-honored apples of yesteryear are staging a dramatic comeback in orchards all over the world, and rightfully so.

Tips for Pest-Free Tomatoes

Keep your tomato plants pest-free this summer by monitoring tomato pest activity–and try these tips for an organic approach.

Heirloom Pears

Pears have a long history of cultivation—grow a piece of the past on your farm with heirloom pear trees.

Popular Farmers’ Market Heirloom Vegetables

The popularity of heirlooms vegetables at farmers’ markets and dinner tables is more established now than ever. Read about some of the best ones to bring to the farmers’ market.

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