Category Archive: Gardening

Tomato Dispatch (Livermore)

Tomato Dispatch (Livermore)

By mid May, I had planted two more tomatoes — my favorite Black Russian variety, Paul Robeson, and one of the two Pineapples that our …

 

Tomato Dispatch (Oakland)

Tomato Dispatch (Oakland)

Finally got a chance to get the tomatoes in the ground at home.  Thanks to the neighborhood Gemmers, our gardening group, there’s a nice little …

 

GEM gathering

GEM gathering

On April 12, my dear fellow members of the Gardeners Exchange of Millsmont (GEM),  descended upon my overgrown and neglected backyard for the monthly get-together.  The grand effort …

 

Tomato Dispatch (Livermore)

Tomato Dispatch (Livermore)

With a little bit (a lot) of help from Steve, I got my first four tomato plants in the ground in the garden patch behind …

 

Tomato Dispatch

Tomato Dispatch

  Although rain was in the forecast, Peggy decided that she needed to sell as many tomatoes as possible, and so I pitched in to help …

 

Tomato Dispatch 2015

Tomato Dispatch 2015

In early April, I went to check out the offerings from the TomatoGals, Helen and Peggy of Kassenhoff Growers, at their Oakland Train Depot growing …