I’m not sure if its just because we are in partial lockdown (we were partially freed yesterday but that doesn’t make me want to go out unnecessarily) but I think I’m watching the tomatoes more closely than usual. Whilst the weather hasn’t been the best, there are signs that the crop will start soon. These…… Continue reading July 2020: First Tomatoes ripening
If there’s one word that strikes fear into tomato growers, it has to be “blight”. More people seem to be looking on the internet trying to see if they have blight than almost any other problem. The reason is simple, if you get late blight, it’s simple to spread throughout your whole crop, it will…… Continue reading Blight in my greenhouse?
After Tuesday’s indecision as to what to sow, today (despite the wind and rain) I spent some time in the greenhouse sowing my tomatoes which are now on top of the cupboards in the kitchen (a warm place). My final set was: Ailsa Craig, Bloody Butcher, Blue Ambrosia, Brad’s Atomic, Brown Berry, Crimson Crush (Cloudy…… Continue reading 2020 Tomatoes Sown
A large cherry, blight resistant red F1 Hybrid tomato on indeterminate plants. Description Mountain Magic is a “Blight Resistant” F1 Hybrid. Developed by North Carolina State University it has resistance to both Early and Late Blight. It is a “large cherry” (about 1 – 1.5 inches) and crops well. We have grown Mountain Magic in…… Continue reading Tomato Mountain Magic (F1 Hybrid)