Category Archives: Tomatoes

Capturing The Essence of Tomatoes

Print PDFSlow or fast, red or green, roasting captures those essential flavors Saving Summer To Savor In Winter After such a long summery stretch of dry heat, it’s startling how quickly autumn arrives. Though the days are still warm, the … Continue reading

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How Herbicides Contaminate Compost

Print PDFThe Pea Test reveals the presence of Clopyralid Of Horsetail and Herbicides A troubled reader writes: “Horse tails have been in the front portion of my property for three years now, but they are now popping up in my … Continue reading

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The Great Tomato Race

Print PDFPerfect for cooking, canning, freezing… A Torrent Of Tomatoes It was 48 degrees when I got up this morning, though the sun broke through the marine layer early, quickly warming the day up by 15 degrees. Even so, it’s … Continue reading

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Pre-Season Tomatoes For Best Flavor

Print PDF Fabulous tomatoes are a little sweet and a little salty Build Brix With Compost, Then Add Sea Salt Given that the Maritime Northwest is not exactly prime tomato territory, it’s not super surprising that I’m often asked for … Continue reading

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