tomatoes

  • Tomato sowing: how, when, and which seeds to use

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    One of the first vegetables that we start in spring is peppers and tomatoes. They take a lot longer to grow than most of the other vegetables. So, when is the right time to sow them, and how do we…

  • Delaying late blight for a healthy tomato harvest

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    Late blight(Phytophthora infestans) is a fungal disease that can’t be cured. Once the plant is infected we can only delay the symptoms enough for the plants to produce fruits. While there are many fungicides available, people who use natural methods…

  • Tomatoes on wires: Is it the best way?

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    Tomatoes, one of the favorite summer vegetables are grown in most gardens worldwide. Some grow them outside, some in the greenhouse, but they all use some type of support for the indeterminant plants. Can the way we lift and secure…

  • Monthly review: June in my garden

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    After a very cold spring with vast amounts of rain, June brought us much milder weather, with the first summer heat wave—something the garden really needed. Moody weather The biggest issue with the weather in this part of Croatia is…

  • Orchard And Side Garden In June

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    Past two years I’m trying to make vegetable beds and gardens all over the yard, using every single free space. The idea is to be able to grow enough vegetables for an entire year. I know that I’m far from…