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David's Garden Seeds And Products Newsletter
January 02, 2020
|Happy New Year!
Time To Think About Tomatoes!
It is time to plan your spring garden and what says spring better than tomatoes? Today's newsletter will concentrate on the types of tomatoes you can grow.
You can see all of our tomato seeds on this page: Tomato Seeds
Beefsteak TomatoesAmong the largest tomatoes grown are those in the beefsteak class. Meaty and juicy, beefsteak tomatoes, pictured above, are a favorite for slicing to use in sandwiches and on burgers.
Slicing TomatoesSlicers are the quintessential tomato enjoyed at every summer picnic: they're big, round, and juicy. Perfect for slicing onto burgers, sandwiches, and subs, or fanning out on deli trays, they strike the right balance between meatiness and juiciness.
Cherry TomatoesVersatile, delicious, and colorful — in red, pink, gold, yellow, and black — cherry tomatoes can be grown in the field, greenhouse, or backyard garden.
Currant TomatoesWhat are currant tomatoes? They are similar to a cherry tomato, but smaller. The plants are the likely cross of wild cherry tomato plants and develop hundreds of small, finger nail size fruits.
Grafting TomatoesGrafting varieties with desirable fruiting qualities to more vigorous, disease-resistant rootstocks is a cost-effective method for growers to overcome many disease and production-related issues.
Grape TomatoesJust as sweet and flavorful as cherry tomatoes but oblong in shape, grape tomatoes are a bite-size favorite for salads and snacking.
Paste, Plum, And Pear TomatoesPaste, plum, pear, processing, saladette, and sauce, all names applied to this class of tomato, are varieties that are typically meatier and less juicy than other types, making them the preferred choice for canning, sauces, salsa, and dehydrating.
Roma TomatoesKnown in supermarkets primarily as Roma tomatoes, these big, sweet, acidic tomatoes are known for their chewy flesh and low water content, which makes them perfect for tomato sauce.
Now that you know a bit about the different types of tomatoes, you can take a look at the varieties of tomatoes and choose the seeds you want to grow while it is still early.
Happy New Year! We hope you all celebrated safely. Out here on the farm, we did our own fireworks and it was a lot of fun! We have been living in the city for the past 21 years so we couldn't do fireworks but we, along with neighboring farms, popped off as many as we could! We sell from our website, David's Garden Seeds as well as on Amazon. Prime members will get free two day shipping. Just make sure the collection starts with "David's Garden Seeds" because Amazon puts other companies' seeds in our Amazon store. Ours will always start with David's Garden Seeds.
Farm LifeFollow our continuing progress on Juanita's new site, Mrs. David's Garden Seeds Our Small Farm.
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God bless all of you!
David and Juanita of David's Garden Seeds®
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