Cherry tomatoes are thought to be an intermediate type between a wild tomato and the domestic garden tomato. These small (cherry size) tomatoes grow on long vines (up to 3 … Read More about Which cherry tomatoes?
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Doing a bit of kitchen gardening in the city provides access to fresh produce on a daily basis. While being able to pull together a fresh salad from the garden at a moment's … Read More about Kitchen gardening
The San Marzano paste tomato is considered the best heirloom variety for sauces and making paste. Originally from Italia, the San Marzano and its cousin the Roma are the two … Read More about The best paste tomatoes
The weather forecast for the next few weeks shows a drop in temperature and quite a bit of rain. This is not ideal for finishing chilli peppers. Most the plants have a … Read More about Chilli weather
Space permitting, a raised bed is the best for growing vegetables. It should be an arm's reach wide and as long as the space allows. It should be positioned to catch the best … Read More about Gardening in a Raised Bed
Cucumbers are probably the most reliable of crops for growing in a small city garden. Each plant will produce over a dozen fruits over a 3 month period. They are not troubled … Read More about Extra cucumber time
This is the best time of year to start salad in the garden. Salad started in the spring invariably runs into summer heat and bolts (goes to seed). Salad started now will … Read More about Autumn salad time