Entries Tagged as 'Tomatoes'

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

Gardening in a Bag

I recently read an article about a woman in Africa who used bags that were discarded to grow vegetables in her small yard. She was so successful at it that she also brought in added income for her family. I later learned that many ladies in Africa have cleverly created gardens  using bags. As they […]

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Unusual vegetables for 2015

As catalogs keep coming to the mailbox to be read and as this GardenLady scans the Internet for new and interesting plants for 2015, I thought it might be fun to write about some exciting and unusual vegetables to be considered for this summer’s gardens. The most unusual plant I have seen this year is […]

Friday, January 6th, 2012

2012 Rutgers Ramapo Tomato Seed‏

Famous Rutgers Ramapo tomatoes by Chester Garden Club If gardeners are interested in getting the Rutgers Ramapo seed to plant in your garden in 2012, a tomato that is supposed to give you a taste of what tomatoes had tasted like when I was a child, check out the Rutgers website. I believe that the […]

Friday, August 12th, 2011

More about the farm TheGardenLady grew up on

Bell pepper, with both green and red colors, natural color by Martin LaBar My parents’ farm was small. They raised the usual crops that everyone in the area who wasn’t a chicken farmer raised. And some of the chicken farmers also had small farms that raised the usual crops – tomatoes and strawberries were the […]

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

Raising Plants in the Desert

Tomato Plants in the Negev It may be winter here and across most of the US, but I think back to the terrible drought that Texas and other parts of the Southwest had this past summer and the potential for water problems in these areas and the West in the future. I recently read an […]

Monday, June 15th, 2009

Vegetable Gardening for Newbies

TheGardenLady received this question from Tricia. I am very new to gardening, but would love to grow my own veggies. I have a starter set with lettuce, tomatoes, and peppers. I have a large space in my backyard, but it is full of wood chips. Can I plant here? If so what is my next […]