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Stuffed Tomatoes – Using Striped Cavern Heirlooms

Posted by admin in Recipes

These tomatoes are particularly suited to stuffing; they are large, hollow, and contain few seeds or pulp, with firm ‘walls’. 6 Italian sausages, meat taken out of the casings 1 cup cooked rice, or quinoa, bulgur, or any grain of choice 3 green onions, chopped 1 cup grated zucchini lots of garlic and fresh basil,

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Cherry Tomatoes With Pasta and Fresh Basil

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  1 ½ – 2 pounds fresh, ripe cherry tomatoes, halved (can squeeze out some of the juice if they are watery) 4 garlic cloves, minced ½ cup fresh French bread crumbs ½ cup freshly grated Parmigiano Reggiano salt and pepper to taste ¼ cup olive oil penne pasta, or fusilli, or farfallini etc ½

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Tomatoes, Potatoes and Blight

Posted by Russell Nursery in Edible Gardening

I know, you aren’t ready to hear about end-of-season gardening yet; the summer has only recently started, hasn’t it? However, the calendar says otherwise; September is here, and we actually had a little sprinkling of wet stuff the other day. ‘Tis the season to worry about late blight in the tomato garden, and if you grow

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Are We There Yet, Is It Summer? Tomatoes Lying Down, Beans Climbing Up, And Spinach Bolting.

Posted by Russell Nursery in Edible Gardening

Wow, this sounds like a lot of action in my little corner of the garden. The last time I wrote was three weeks ago; yes we have made progress in the slow creep into summer, and finally the tomatoes and cucumbers are actually, officially planted out into the garden. Surprisingly, the tomato plant will right

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Potting On The Tomato And Basil Seedlings

Posted by Russell Nursery in Edible Gardening

It’s early May, and the tomatoes are now well established in the seeding trays, ready to move into larger pots. They have been ready to move for at least three weeks now, but it’s funny how bad weather outside makes one not believe the reality that spring is coming, and even some indoor garden chores

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Veggies For A Cool Summer aka Hedging Your Bets In The Vegetable Garden

Posted by Russell Nursery in Edible Gardening

Tomatoes for bad weather: For many years I called myself a vegetable gardener, when in reality I was just a tomato grower. Oh, I’d put in a few peas and maybe a few lettuce starts, but mostly I grew tomatoes. Summers came and went, and it was just by luck that the tomato varieties I

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