2019-Sowing Tomatoes

2019 Tomato Sowing Despite the weather, I’ve sorted out the tomatoes to grow in 2019. Its a 50/50 split between new varieties acquired from a seed swap and seeds I’ve saved from previous years. The full list is: Angelle, Aunt Ruby’s German Green, Balconi Red, Black and Brown Boar, Black Krim, Black Vernissage, Britain’s Breakfast,…… Continue reading 2019-Sowing Tomatoes

Tomatoes for 2019

Now is the time of year when I seriously start thinking about what cultivars I’m going to grow. I have limited space and, over time, I’ve reduced the number of different varieties and plants I grow from a maximum of 70 down to 35 last year. These are my criteria for choosing: What new cultivars…… Continue reading Tomatoes for 2019

Tomato Micro Tom

Red Cherry heritage tomato on very compact plants. Description Received from the 2018 Seed Swap. I think I’d call this a “windowsill tomato”. The plants (in 2019) were extremely small and whilst for its size it has a reasonable number of fruits, there really aren’t very many. It was early (the first tomato in 2019)…… Continue reading Tomato Micro Tom