Autumn Posts



Farmer T has been troubleshooting as we continue the process of pulling up our long-dead tomatoes.  Could we have watered our plants more? Did we water them too much? So, in the spirit of learning, we have been examining the roots as we pull out our plants.  Despite the intense summer heat, we’ve discovered that […]

Frost Marks the Season's End

This is the End

  Frost at Midnight Therefore all seasons shall be sweet to thee, Whether the summer clothe the general earth With greenness, or the redbreast sit and sing Betwixt the tufts of snow on the bare branch Of mossy apple-tree, while the nigh thatch Smokes in the sun-thaw; whether the eave-drops fall Heard only in the […]

An Unripe Harvest

Green Renaissance, Nov 5, 2011

An Unripe Harvest After a dry summer of record heat, cooler weather brought a resurgence of blossoms on tomato plants we had long surrendered to mother nature. These late bloomers never had a chance to ripen on the vine, so last week Farmer T and Farmer J  harvested 68 pounds of green tomatoes. In the […]

Cold-Mottled Tomatoes

Speckled Cuor Di Bue

With cooler temperatures have come some odd spots on a few of our varieties. The Cuor Di Bue seem particularly prone to this variegation. The color does not effect the taste, although after a couple tomato free months, Farmer T enjoys just about any fruit from the garden, strange or not.