Monthly Archives: September, 2014

Apartment Tomatoes: How To Grow Tomatoes All Winter


Tomatoes here, tomatoes there, tomatoes everywhere. When we’re adrift in a sea of tomatoes, why a column about growing more tomatoes? Think about the taste of those store-bought facsimiles you purchased last January and you have the answer. Those pale, hard, tasteless, imitations made you long for the real thing. This winter, you can have it. You don’t need a green thumb or a greenhouse to grow vine-ripened tomatoes indoors. “Window-sill” tomatoes will do well in 6-inch pots filled with good potting soil. You’ll also need the right tomato seed, seed starter mix, fertilizer, and plant stakes. Presto! Tomato salad…


9 Foods to Plant Now for Fall Harvest


There’s plenty of time to plant some great crops before the season is over. Whether you’ve got some garden space available after a summer harvest or haven’t planted anything yet, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. To plant for a fall harvest just clean out the old vegetable vines, till up your soil a bit and amend with some fresh compost. Then you can plant a variety of seeds in mid summer for a wonderful harvest in the fall and early winter. What to plant and when depends very much on where you live and when the first…