The Garden Tomato
Nothing says summer like a fresh, ripe garden-grown tomato! Start the season by learning everything about growing these gorgeous summertime celebrities: seeding and planting transplants, maintenance (trellising, irrigation, pruning), combating diseases and bugs, harvesting and storage, and the differences between open- pollinated and hybrid varieties. Our focus will be on the many flavorful heirloom varieties out there. During the second session we'll review the challenges and successes of growing over the summer months while troubleshooting problems. We'll even add in some recipes and ways to preserve the yield.