Tag Archives: 2011 garden

The Ginger Experiment

Last spring I tried to chit a piece of grocery store ginger in a plastic bag on my fridge (for extra warmth). After 2 months nothing had happened. Like most things that end up on top of the fridge, it … Continue reading

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Favourite 2011 Garden Pictures

The light was beautiful in the mornings this summer & I got some really gorgeous shots.  Some I have framed & hung in the house.  I love em!  It makes me feel better to see the pics in the dead of … Continue reading

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Carrotfest & Canning

I managed to convince my non-gardening family to come to another harvest festival with me… this time it was Carrot fest at Everdale Organic Farm. http://everdale.org It was the perfect sunny hot fall day for a farm romp. The farm … Continue reading

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Tomato Review: Costoluto Genovese

2011 Review.  Not a great tomato year in my area.  Cool & rainy May, ok June & VERY hot & dry July COSTOLUTO GENOVESE Midseason, indeterminate, ribbed red tomato, Italian Heirloom Planted:  Sown very late, as I ordered some more seeds very late … Continue reading

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Tomato Review: Tuxhorn’s Red and Yellow

2011 Review.  Not a great tomato year in my area.  Cool & rainy May, ok June & VERY hot & dry July TUXHORN’S RED AND YELLOW Late, indeterminate,  bicolour beefsteak tomato, from Mrs.Ed Tuxhorn Planted:  1 small seedling planted out May 29th.  First … Continue reading

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Tomato Review: Orange Russian 117

2011 Review.  Not a great tomato year in my area.  Cool & rainy May, ok June & VERY hot & dry July ORANGE RUSSIAN 117 Late, indeterminate, bicolour heart-shaped, Jeff Dawson’s cross of Russian 117 and Georgia Streak Planted:  2 seedlings … Continue reading

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Tomato Review: White Queen

2011 Review.  Not a great tomato year in my area.  Cool & rainy May, ok June & VERY hot & dry July WHITE QUEEN Late, indeterminate,  white oblate tomato, Heirloom introduced by the Earl May Seed Co. in 1941 Planted:  2 plants … Continue reading

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Tomato Review: Evergreen

2011 Review.  Not a great tomato year in my area.  Cool & rainy May, ok June & VERY hot & dry July EVERGREEN Midseason, indeterminate, green-when-ripe oblate shaped, a commercial variety from 1956 by Glecklers Seedmen. Planted:  3 seedlings from a … Continue reading

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