Category Archives: Tomatoes

Tomato Interrupted ?

Four more varieties of tomatoes have germinated.

Tomato Interrupted ?

Four more varieties of tomatoes have germinated.

18 Days Later

The Sioux and Stupice tomato seedlings are still inside under lights but all the others are outside now.   The first true leaves have arrived on the Green Zebra from Siskyous Seeds and the Amos Coli from Baker Creek.  

18 Days Later

The Sioux and Stupice tomato seedlings are still inside under lights but all the others are outside now.   The first true leaves have arrived on the Green Zebra from Siskyous Seeds and the Amos Coli from Baker Creek.  

Tomatoes Day 8

  Always a few surprises in my tomato germination projects.  Last year I tried germinating lots of seeds together, per Epic Tomatoes, and it was not good for me–or my tomatoes.  I lost lots of seedlings;  they just didn’t thrive

Tomatoes Day 8

  Always a few surprises in my tomato germination projects.  Last year I tried germinating lots of seeds together, per Epic Tomatoes, and it was not good for me–or my tomatoes.  I lost lots of seedlings;  they just didn’t thrive

Tomato Germination Update

Tomatoes started indoors, with bottom heat are germinating more quickly than the ones outside.  Tuesday morning germination report: Sioux (2), Stupice (4), Compari (6), Tommy Toe (1), Amos Coli (0), Green Zebra (6), Siletz (0). Lights are now kept on

Tomato Germination Update

Tomatoes started indoors, with bottom heat are germinating more quickly than the ones outside.  Tuesday morning germination report: Sioux (2), Stupice (4), Compari (6), Tommy Toe (1), Amos Coli (0), Green Zebra (6), Siletz (0). Lights are now kept on

Tomato List #1

Planted indoors under lights:  I use a compact 2-shelf system with T-4 lights from Gardener’s Supply (Vermont).  http://www.greenstategardener.com/compact-2-tier-garden-starter-grow-light-kit/  Amos Coli–Baker Creek Green Zebra–Siskiyous Seeds. Germination on day 6. Compari–Belford (home grown). Germination on day 6. Tommy Toe (cherry)– Baker Creek

Tomato List #1

Planted indoors under lights:  I use a compact 2-shelf system with T-4 lights from Gardener’s Supply (Vermont).  http://www.greenstategardener.com/compact-2-tier-garden-starter-grow-light-kit/  Amos Coli–Baker Creek Green Zebra–Siskiyous Seeds. Germination on day 6. Compari–Belford (home grown). Germination on day 6. Tommy Toe (cherry)– Baker Creek

Tomato Diaries

After returning from Sante Fe, NY (Rocky Mountain Seed Summit) I was ready to plant tomato seeds.  On *Willa Koerner’s birthday (3/8) I finally got the seeds in.  On Tuesday I cleaned and sterilized the six pack using 4 five

Tomato Diaries

After returning from Sante Fe, NY (Rocky Mountain Seed Summit) I was ready to plant tomato seeds.  On *Willa Koerner’s birthday (3/8) I finally got the seeds in.  On Tuesday I cleaned and sterilized the six pack using 4 five

Steps for Starting Tomato Seeds

First, Gather all your equipment in one place. CLEAN ALL POTS AND EQUIPMENT INCLUDING HANDS. MOISTEN SEED STARTING MIX. IT SHOULD BE MOIST, NOT DRIPPY. FILL CONTAINERS AND PRESS LIGHTLY INTO CELLS LABEL CONTAINERS; KEEP NOTES ON PAPER TOO ¼”

Steps for Starting Tomato Seeds

First, Gather all your equipment in one place. CLEAN ALL POTS AND EQUIPMENT INCLUDING HANDS. MOISTEN SEED STARTING MIX. IT SHOULD BE MOIST, NOT DRIPPY. FILL CONTAINERS AND PRESS LIGHTLY INTO CELLS LABEL CONTAINERS; KEEP NOTES ON PAPER TOO ¼”