It’s official. Tomato season has begun! We picked our first ripe tomato on June 2. JUNE SECOND. The earliest by far that we have every had tomatoes. This is thanks to converting our useless greenhouse into a highly productive high tunnel. The little bit of extra heat from the wood stove heater in the greenhouse/newContinue reading “Tomato Season Underway”
Category Archives: High Tunnels
It’s been a little over a month since we planted those little tomato transplants in the high tunnel. What a difference a month makes! It is been a very mild spring, with no significant temperature fluctuations, and no roly-polys this year. Thank goodness. Our high tunnel has been relatively stress free for the first timeContinue reading “Tomato update”
Tomato planting time
Planting tomatoes in the high tunnel today. Another season has begun!
This is what our tomato field looked like hours before the first freeze. … And here is what it looked like the next morning. Good thing we picked all the tomatoes! And here is what the high tunnel looked like after it got down to 28 degrees – warm and balmy inside! Amazing! Looks likeContinue reading “First Freeze”
The First Blossom
One tiny tomato blossom (not even open yet)! Many more to come … hopefully SOON!