First tomatoes welcomed

First Tomatoes

I’ve just now found a few small tomatoes on my vines, and well, in the day and a half since I snapped this photo, the little guys have grown – practically doubled in size. Seeing the first tomatoes typically marks the beginning of my growing season, though as I mentioned before, my veggies are behind . . . → Read More: First tomatoes welcomed

Early tomatoes survive heat, storm

2012 Sweet Treats

2012 Sweet Treats

With an early spring, my tomato plants, too, have produced fruit ahead of schedule, and I’m hoping for some to turn red and pink soon. 

During the past week, we’ve had some extreme heat and strong thunderstorms here in Southeastern Virginia, and on one evening, the winds grew so strong I . . . → Read More: Early tomatoes survive heat, storm

Pink, yellow and red tomatoes make list

Sweet Treats Pink Cherry and Beefsteak Tomatoes

Sweet Treats Pink Cherry and Beefsteak Tomatoes 2011

Although I’m coming out later than expected with a list of fruits and veggies that I absolutely enjoy, I’m listing my favorite tomatoes first. Even if we’re moving into the middle of spring, I’ve found you can still plant tomato seeds in the garden or containers . . . → Read More: Pink, yellow and red tomatoes make list