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Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Tuesday's Cupboard—Start Your Tomatoes!

Jazz up your meals with fancy toms


Heirloom & yellow cherry toms_low-fat cottage cheese & mixed deli olives


Growing Your Own

It's not too soon to start thinking about growing your own heirloom tomatoes this year.  Generally speaking, tomatoes are started indoors about 6-8 weeks before the danger of frost has passed.  In the SF Bay Area, we can start our seedlings in late January.  

Here are some helpful links to inspire and get you started...


No-brainer When to Plant Calculator_by AllThingsPlants.com  (I LOVE THIS)

On Pinterest_pix of different varieties of heirlooms by Lindsey Johnson

For inspiration_Wine Country Gardening_The French Laundry by Williams~Sonoma blog, taste


Plants That Get Along—A Companion Planting Chart by afristar Foundation 

How We Plant A Tomato_by Love Apple Farms (great organic tips here!)

How To Start Seeds In Eggshells by Apartment Therapy


Happy Planting!