Growth Results & Tastings

Tomato Tasting: ‘Tsygan’

Tomato ‘Tsygan’ aka ‘Zigan’ aka ‘Gypsy’ The seeds for this tomato were sent to me by Dan & Val, two lovely folks who live a few hours away from me and have one of the most wonderful gardens I’ve ever had the pleasure of visiting. […]

Tomato Tasting: ‘Dr. Wyche’s Yellow’

Tomato ‘Dr. Wyche’s Yellow’ Earlier in the year, when I was first doing my grand list of tomatoes to grow (which eventually grew to some 33 different varieties with varying success over the course of the summer), this one popped out at me. Generally, I […]

Tomato Tasting: ‘Tlacolula Ribbed’

Tomato ‘Tlacolula Ribbed’ When I went to school I studied archaeology, specifically of the Pre-Classic and Classic Maya, and even more specifically, the trade routes and agriculture of those areas. So what does this have to do with my tomatoes you ask? A lot actually. […]

Tomato Tasting: ‘Moskvich’

Tomato ‘Moskvich’ This is one of the rare occasions when I didn’t start my plant from seed. I actually saw this for sale at a local store, but had never heard of it before. It was sitting in a rack with a bunch of plants […]

Tomato Tasting: ‘Fantome Du Laos’

Tomato ‘Fantome Du Laos’ AKA ‘Ghost of Laos’ Ah, ‘Fantome Du Laos’, how quickly you captured my heart when I first happened upon your picture online! Joking aside, I really did fall head over heals for this tomato when I first read about it. What […]

Tomato Tasting ‘Orange Strawberry’

Tomato ‘Orange Strawberry’ This tomato was the absolute super star of the garden this year. Big, showy, screaming “look at me!” with ever fibre of its being all summer. The seeds were sent to me by fellow tomato nut-job and enthusiast Sheena, from Ontario. This […]