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Over-Wintering Edible Tropicals

Keep Those Tomatoes & Peppers Coming (Or Going) A friend recently sent me a link to a hot pepper-grower’s site that offered suggestions on over-wintering your pepper plants. While I haven’t tried this with peppers myself, I have over-wintered tomatoes … Continue reading

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Harvesting Tomatoes, Ready Or Not

Tip: Never store red or green tomatoes in the refrigerator, because cold converts their stored sugars to starch, destroying that tangy sweet-tart tomato flavor in short order. Continue reading

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