Greenhouse Posts

Here is a list of all of our posts about our greenhouse.

  • First Tomato of the year set - I was just looking in the polytunnel to make sure that the slug hadn’t been having another go at everything when I noticed we’ve got the first tomato set. Tiny Tim, one we’ve grown before but which I decided we … Continue reading
  • Polytunnel Activity, Planting Tomatoes, Garden Birdlife, etc.. - Last year I gave up my allotment. It was too far away and not doing what I wanted (unlike many allotments, despite the fact there are over 100 plots, rarely are there any people about. Everybody seems to go on … Continue reading
  • Tomatoes for 2019 - Now is the time of year when I seriously start thinking about what cultivars I’m going to grow. I have limited space and, over time, I’ve reduced the number of different varieties and plants I grow from a maximum of … Continue reading
  • Tomato Radio - Unknown tomato variety. Description From the 2018 Seed Swap. I’ve been trying to find anything on the web about this cultivar but there are too many hits about radio discussions about tomatoes to sort the wheat from the chaff. However, … Continue reading
  • Tomato Homosa - Medium sized red heritage tomato on an indeterminate plant. Description From the 2018 Seed Swap. A cultivar maintained by the Heritage Seed Library, and that’s all I can find on the web, no information as to where it comes from … Continue reading
  • Tomato Angelle - A red Cherry open pollinated tomato on Indeterminate plants Description From the 2018 Seed Swap saved from a supermarket purchase. Now, I don’t entirely agree with doing this, partly because commercial tomatoes are usually F1 hybrids (the commercial growers need … Continue reading
  • Tomato Balconi Red - Red Cherry heritage tomato on compact determinate plants. Description Acquired through the 2018 seed swap, this cultivar is common on the web. Its a short (12 inch) determinate cherry tomato, similar in description to Tiny Tim, Micro Tom, Red Robin … Continue reading
  • Tomato Black and Brown Boar - A stripy black standard sized open pollinated tomato on indeterminate plants. Description From the 2018 Seed Swap According to the web, this was found in a row of Green Zebra at Wild Boar Farms. Its interesting how many varieties have … Continue reading
  • Tomato Black Vernissage - A stripy black standard sized open pollinated tomato on indeterminate plants. Description From the 2018 Seed Swap According to the web, its a stripey black Russian cultivar, similar to Black Zebra. However, we’ll have to see which we prefer. Quick … Continue reading
  • Tomato German Red Strawberry - Large oxheart red open pollinated tomato on indeterminate plants. Description From the 2018 Seedswap, I’ll grow this in 2019 and complete the details when I have them. It sounds a bit like Sunset’s Red Horizon, strawberry shaped, large and with … Continue reading