Thursday, May 24, 2012


I was surprised to find this in my garden a couple days ago.

Monday, April 30, 2012

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Spooky Halloween Tomatoes!

These OSU Blue P20 tomatoes got really dark! We got them picked right before the first frosts on October 25th and 26th.

Here is a listing of the tomatoes we grew this year with ratings from one to five stars and a few notes.

Survivors*** -random seed from last years surviving plants
Seattles Wolly Mammoth*** 
Green Lanterns Lights***
Green Zebra****
Bulgarian #7****
Goose Creek***** -earliest tomato with WOW flavor and sweetness!
Mehringer Family***
AAA Sweet Solano***
Amish Paste***
Michael Pollan* -blossom end rot
Berkley Tie-Dye Heart***** -large and meaty
Searching For The Blue Zebra**
Red Barn***
OSU Blue P20***** -amazingly productive and disease resistant
Black Cherry***** -huge plant, great flavor
Bonito Ojo* -slug magnet!
Box Car Willie***** -really good year for this one
German Red Strawberry****
Cherokee Purple*** -some years this is great, just average this year
Wolford Wonder*****
Green Giant*** -just ok this year
Clockman's Brandywine****
Aunt Ginny's Purple***** -huge and delicious!
Val's Red Nibbler**** -must try this again, interesting
Sun Gold***** -YUM!
V.R. Moscow**
Ida Gold**
Cougar Red**
Moscow, ID***
Seattle Best of All**
Gem State**
Bonner**** - earliest
Washington Cherry**
Principe Borghese**** -good cut in half and dried
Dansk Export**
Dancing With Smurfs**