Square Foot Gardening Forum

Hello Guest!
Welcome to the official Square Foot Gardening Forum.
There's lots to learn here by reading as a guest. However, if you become a member (it's free, ad free and spam-free) you'll have access to our large vermiculite databases, our seed exchange spreadsheets, Mel's Mix calculator, and many more members' pictures in the Gallery. Enjoy.


Search
 
 

Display results as :
 

 


Rechercher Advanced Search

Latest topics
» Northern California & Coastal Valleys - What are you doing this month?
by Mellen Today at 9:33 pm

» Holy snow Batman!
by AtlantaMarie Today at 8:18 pm

» Senseless Banter...
by AtlantaMarie Today at 3:37 pm

» Baker Creek's Seed Bank Store in Petaluma, CA
by trolleydriver Today at 2:46 pm

» Food Dehydrators
by sanderson Today at 1:21 pm

» 2017 Burpee seeds are already on display at HD
by MrBooker Today at 5:13 am

» Green Ice Leaf Lettuce
by MrBooker Today at 4:46 am

» New England January 2017
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 10:11 pm

» Gardening Australia
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 10:05 pm

» New Forum Feature
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 9:56 pm

» Microgreens Gardening
by yolos Yesterday at 9:45 pm

» Hi from Acworth GA
by AtlantaMarie Yesterday at 9:40 pm

» N & C Midwest: January 2017!
by Scorpio Rising Yesterday at 6:14 pm

» California's Drought
by sanderson Yesterday at 5:46 pm

» Making Smoothies
by CapeCoddess Yesterday at 4:05 pm

» CANADIAN REGION: What are you doing January 2017
by trolleydriver Yesterday at 10:54 am

» Winter Sowing vs. Winter Growing
by has55 Yesterday at 3:32 am

» heirloom seed companies around a lot of the world
by ralitaco 1/18/2017, 10:58 pm

» What about ink on newspaper and cardboard for mulch?
by Scorpio Rising 1/18/2017, 9:23 pm

» Turan in the Western Mountains
by Turan 1/18/2017, 7:20 pm

» How's the Weather Where You're At?
by BeetlesPerSqFt 1/18/2017, 10:22 am

» Third Year SFG in Canada
by trolleydriver 1/18/2017, 9:23 am

» 2017 SFG Adventures in Hampstead, NC
by ralitaco 1/17/2017, 11:23 pm

» Daikon radishes?
by Scorpio Rising 1/17/2017, 9:49 pm

» Anyone want walking onions??
by Scorpio Rising 1/17/2017, 9:22 pm

» How much to plant?
by trolleydriver 1/17/2017, 2:48 pm

» January: What to plant in Northern California and Central Valley areas
by countrynaturals 1/17/2017, 2:22 pm

» Feedback for my 2017 garden plan
by sanderson 1/17/2017, 2:00 pm

» What are you eating from your garden today?
by countrynaturals 1/17/2017, 1:49 pm

» Show us your kitchen compost container
by CapeCoddess 1/17/2017, 1:23 pm

Google

Search SFG Forum

tomato time

View previous topic View next topic Go down

tomato time

Post  landarch on 3/5/2014, 9:20 pm

I seeded several flats of tomatoes this past Saturday and had germination in just a few days.  Varieties seeded include: Carbon, Cherokee Purple, Black Krim, Pink Brandywine, Green Zebra, Hillbilly, Black Cherry, San Marzano, San Marzano 'Lungo', Jetstar, and Rutgers.

Peppers (seeded but no germination yet) are Fat N' Sassy, Poblano, and Giant Marconi.

I tried to use Heirloom seeds from Baker Creek when possible. 

Here's a pic of the baby tom's...taken a few minutes ago.

landarch

Posts : 1124
Join date : 2012-01-22
Location : kansas city

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: tomato time

Post  Marc Iverson on 3/5/2014, 11:19 pm

Green Zebra and Hillbilly sound really fun, for their beauty if nothing else. And Black Krim has gotten a rep as especially great-tasting, from what I read and hear.

Marc Iverson

Male Posts : 3636
Join date : 2013-07-05
Age : 55
Location : SW Oregon

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Black Krim

Post  Windmere on 3/5/2014, 11:22 pm

I am going to have some fun this season by planting quite a few varieties.  I can say that I had some nice success with my Black Krims.  They taste amazing!

Windmere

Male Posts : 1425
Join date : 2013-02-26
Age : 48
Location : Fayetteville, GA - Zone 7B - 8A

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: tomato time

Post  landarch on 3/6/2014, 8:59 am

I bought some Hillbilly seeds last Saturday...just to add a splash of color to a sliced tomato plate.  I'm kinda tapped out for space but couldn't resist.

landarch

Posts : 1124
Join date : 2012-01-22
Location : kansas city

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: tomato time

Post  tagyourit on 3/6/2014, 11:40 am

We seeded black krim, Purple Cherokee, AR Travlers, Pink Mortgage lifters and the free one from the praxxis seed give away.    I have also done peppers but very few of them have sprouted.

tagyourit

Female Posts : 48
Join date : 2013-05-01
Location : Little Rock, AR Zone 7B

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: tomato time

Post  landarch on 3/6/2014, 4:29 pm

I was looking at Arkansas Traveler but the local seed outlet did not carry any from Baker Creek Seeds...and their catalog took forever to show up in the mail and it was too late to order.


I've also heard about Arkansas Spring and Arkansas Mountain...but can't find too much when googled...not sure if they exist.

landarch

Posts : 1124
Join date : 2012-01-22
Location : kansas city

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: tomato time

Post  brainchasm on 3/6/2014, 5:13 pm

I'm doing just Black Krims and Cherokee Purples again this year.

I prefer "black" tomatoes, and the flavor is a-maz-ing!

In fact, my profile pic is a couple Black Krims from last year!  The larger one was 1lb 2oz. Smile

____________________________

I think my sunflower plant can take me in a fair fight...it's taller than me, and it keeps giving me dirty looks. Shocked

My garden progress:
MyFolia.com - Garden Tracking Community Find more about Weather in Las Vegas, NV

brainchasm

Male Posts : 463
Join date : 2013-02-26
Age : 41
Location : Las Vegas, NV

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Arkansas traveler seeds

Post  walshevak on 3/6/2014, 6:53 pm

http://store.tomatofest.com/Arkansas_Traveler_Tomato_Seeds_p/tf-0028.htm

Try this company. I've ordered from them before and had no problems.

Kay

____________________________

A WEED IS A FLOWER GROWING IN THE WRONG PLACE
Elizabeth City, NC
Find more about Weather in Elizabeth City, NC
Click for weather forecast

walshevak

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4327
Join date : 2010-10-17
Age : 74
Location : wilmington, nc zone 8

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: tomato time

Post  sanderson on 3/7/2014, 2:00 am

Landarc,
do you want a few Arkansas Traveler seeds?

sanderson

Forum Moderator Certified SFG Teacher

Female Posts : 12658
Join date : 2013-04-21
Age : 68
Location : Fresno CA Zone 8-9

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: tomato time

Post  landarch on 3/7/2014, 6:33 pm

Sanderson...thank you for the generous offer, but I may be tapped out for space in the garden this year.

The city is reconstructing our street and all my SFG boxes are in the Right-of-Way (only place I get full sun).  I am in the process of moving by boxes into my lawn and will not have as much space this year.

I'll have to keep an eye out for Arkansas Traveller for next year...or maybe keep an eye out for seedling sales here in K.C. and pick up a single plant to squeeze in somewhere.

landarch

Posts : 1124
Join date : 2012-01-22
Location : kansas city

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: tomato time

Post  walshevak on 3/7/2014, 10:50 pm

@landarch wrote:Sanderson...thank you for the generous offer, but I may be tapped out for space in the garden this year.

The city is reconstructing our street and all my SFG boxes are in the Right-of-Way (only place I get full sun).  I am in the process of moving by boxes into my lawn and will not have as much space this year.

I'll have to keep an eye out for Arkansas Traveller for next year...or maybe keep an eye out for seedling sales here in K.C. and pick up a single plant to squeeze in somewhere

One 5 gal bucket would do you.   Laughing 

Kay

____________________________

A WEED IS A FLOWER GROWING IN THE WRONG PLACE
Elizabeth City, NC
Find more about Weather in Elizabeth City, NC
Click for weather forecast

walshevak

Certified SFG Instructor

Female Posts : 4327
Join date : 2010-10-17
Age : 74
Location : wilmington, nc zone 8

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: tomato time

Post  Marc Iverson on 3/7/2014, 11:16 pm

Sounds like a problem I have ... more room than sun necessary to use it.

Marc Iverson

Male Posts : 3636
Join date : 2013-07-05
Age : 55
Location : SW Oregon

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: tomato time

Post  CapeCoddess on 3/8/2014, 3:46 pm

@Marc Iverson wrote:Sounds like a problem I have ... more room than sun necessary to use it.
Ditto!

CapeCoddess

Posts : 5439
Join date : 2012-05-20
Age : 60
Location : elbow of the Cape, MA, Zone 6b/7a

View user profile

Back to top Go down

Re: tomato time

Post  Sponsored content Today at 11:23 pm


Sponsored content


Back to top Go down

View previous topic View next topic Back to top


 
Permissions in this forum:
You cannot reply to topics in this forum