Monthly Archives: May 2012

Trellising Your Organic Tomatoes

Tomatoes pose a unique challenge to gardeners large and small. Indeterminate varieties can reach towering heights but are unable to support themselves, especially once they begin to set fruit. All varieties of tomatoes gain several benefits from support. Plants are … Continue reading

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High Tunnel Winter Growing – Get a Jump On The Market!

Winter is so, like, last season.  But, in a moment of reflection, we wanted to share with you the results of our overwintering variety trials. Like many Northeast growers, we took advantage of NRCS’s Seasonal High Tunnel Initiative to put … Continue reading

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Spring Salad with Meyer Lemon Cream Dressing

The thrill of cutting real heads of lettuce from our hoop house in April cannot be overstated. Head lettuce in these parts is a phenomenon of early June if we’re lucky. So when trials staff started bringing in compact, beautiful, … Continue reading

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