Growth Results & Tastings

End of Season Update

Oh what a year it’s been for the garden! It started out pretty rough, the seedlings were weak when transplanted, and I wasn’t sure they would all make it (they did!). Then they all grew so fast, my plots were like tiny little jungles in […]

Tomato Tasting: Perestroika

This is another variety I happened upon a Seedy Saturday in Nelson, BC – but I never had an opportunity to grow it until over four years later. What I have discovered is that this particular variety I grow isn’t like the ‘Perestroika’ detailed by […]

Tomato Tasting: Pink Zebra

No, those colours aren’t processed to make them look more vibrant – if anything, the photo doesn’t quite do it justice. This is another variety I picked up on a whim, not knowing anything about it. I acquired these seeds originally in 2009 from a […]

Tomato Tasting: Sibirskiy Velikan Rozovyi

This was the big stand-out winner for my garden in 2014, and a new absolute favourite for me. I was lucky enough to happen upon some seeds that Tatiana (of Tatiana’s TomatoBASE) was selling, and bought them more or less on a whim. I’m not […]

Cotztomatl Grow Out

My first foray into growing cotztomatl in 2012 started out a little bit bumpy, but I’m pleased that this plant found its footing in my garden and not only grew, but grew really well. There were a few surprises growing this plant, and having spread […]

Tomato Tasting: ‘German Cascade’

Tomato ‘German Cascade’ Here’s my thought process when I see tomato seeds for sale. 1. “Oooh, what’s that?” 2. “Well I’ve never heard of this…” 3. “I guess I better buy it.” So as one could imagine, I have quite a variety of tomato seed […]