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As part of my emergency preparedness, I’m really looking forward to planting a vegetable garden this year. It’s been a few years since I’ve been able to have one, but now I’m in a new house with room in the backyard for a decent size garden. In my imagination, this garden will be my best… Read more »


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This is the third installment in my methods for growing really big tomato plants on your porch.  You’ll want to read the first two parts here and here. Right now while my plants are still in their infancy I only have to water them every other day or so, but in no time they’ll need… Read more »


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This is a continuation of “Yes, You Can Grow Tomatoes Like Me!, so you’ll want to read that first to get The Big Secret. You’ve doubtless seen those ads for tomato seeds or seedlings that you can send away for that promise giant growth and huge tomatoes that you can grow indoors.  My experience with… Read more »


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My parents used to complain that tomatoes these days taste like cardboard, but I had nothing to compare it to, having eaten nothing but cardboard tomatoes all my life.