Tomato and Pepper Staff Picks

25 Mar
Which ones to grow? We asked what everyone at Bountiful Gardens is planting this year. Anne (takes your orders and answers your questions on the phone) picks Pineapple Tomato and Corno di Torro Pepper, both mild and sweet. Betsy (manager)...
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Starting Seeds Indoors

25 Mar
Hot-weather crops like tomatoes need lots of time in a warm place before planting out. Many gardeners sow tomato seeds, along with peppers, onions, and eggplants in March for planting outside in May or June. Garden crops need much brighter...
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Vitamin Greens

25 Mar
I find vitamin greens to be an excellent green, hardy and productive. As a brassica it is loaded with healthy nutrients, but has little of that brassica taste. You can grow it summer or winter around Willits. My winter crops...
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In Praise of Tromboncino Squash

3 Mar
We’ve grown Trombocino for two years now, and as great as our other summer squashes are, this is now my favorite, especially after last year. My wife does the planting and says that it is mildly late (since it is...
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Saving Seeds – Tomatoes

7 Aug
Ferment them… materials needed: your favorite tomato(es) labeled container(s) – label each container separately to insure you remember what you’re saving water coffee filter(s) optional: strainer Start by maturing your tomatoes on the vine.  Take the mature tomato and scrape...
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