Ever wonder what 80,000 cherry tomatoes looks like!? We planted Jasper, an F1 disease-resistant variety, organically grown from seeds acquired from @Johnny Copperstone's Selected Seeds and we found out!
This week we made our first 2013 delivery of fresh produce from the Community Kitchen Garden to FeedMore, 50 lbs. of romaine lettuce, 2 lbs. of parsley, and 2 lbs. of cilantro. This photo features our special plant labels to be used in the Community Kitchen Garden for the TJCHP plants. The lettuce has a nice backstory: the seed was obtained from the Thomas Jefferson Center for Historic Plants.
The original pinner wrote, "I grew tomatoes last year and mixed epsom salt and egg shells. I put the mixture both in the hole before planting and once a month I replenished around the base of the plant. I had so many tomatoes I had to give half away.”
Soaking seeds before planting is an “old time” gardener’s trick that many new gardeners are not aware of. When you soak seeds before planting, you can significantly decrease the amount of time it takes for a seed to germinate. Let’s look at the reasons for soaking seeds and how to soak seeds.… By Heather Rhoades | Gardening Know How