tomatoes

GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR TOMATO HARVEST

By Melinda Myers

Photo:  At the end of the season, pick tomatoes that are starting to show some color and allow them to finish ripening indoors.  Photo credit:  Melinda Myers, LLC

September 3, 2019 (San Diego) - Nothing beats the flavor of fresh-from-the-garden tomatoes and when they’re left on the plant five to eight days after the fruit are fully colored, the flavor only gets better.


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TIME TO GROW FOR IT: HOMEGROWN ON YOUR OWN

 
April 9, 2012  (San Diego) -- Who would have thought getting dirt under your fingernails would ever be considered one of the hottest trends going? According to Doug Jimerson, Garden Core Director for Better Homes and Gardens, “growing your own fruits, veggies and herbs is something Americans are doing in record numbers this season.”
 

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