Sowing Tomatoes: San Marzano


San Mazarno, Tomato

Little did I know when I received a copy of Kitchen Garden magazine that I would be growing one of the most unknown but used tomatoes of our time. Shortly after sowing the Red Cherry tomato I sowed San Mazarno plum tomatoes. I really wanted to grow plum tomatoes because not only do I not […]

April 25, 2018

Sowing Tomatoes: Red Cherry


Red Cherry, Tomato

I discovered Red Cherry Tomatoes last year, and ever since my discovery I thought – I must try and grow them. So my favourite cherry tomato is Gardener’s Delight and I think I’ve been quite vocal about this, so these will be a nice addition to my tomato collection this year. That’s right, I’m still […]

April 23, 2018

Planting Tomato plants: Gardeners Delight


Gardener's Delight, Tomato

We’re on the cusp of the summer months and I finally get to plant out my Gardener’s Delight tomato plants. Gardener’s Delight is a Cordon/Indeterminate┬ávariety which means they grow as┬ásingle stemmed plants. Shoots that grow between branches (otherwise known as side shoots) are nipped out so that most of the plants energy will be going […]

June 13, 2016

Separating Gardeners Delight seedlings


Gardener's Delight, Tomato

Since sowing my Gardeners Delight seeds they’ve come up a treat – however, I do think they’ve gone a little bit on the leggy side. Seedlings go leggy because they’re stretching towards the light (meaning that they may have some light restrictions) and the result is a slightly over tall, disproportionate plant. A good indicator […]

May 16, 2016

Sowing Tomatoes: Gardener’s Delight


Gardener's Delight, Tomato

Gardener’s Delight! My favourite variety of tomato to grow. They produce tomatoes that are plentiful and sweet from the summer all the way through to the early autumn. Gardener’s Delight is a cordon variety, which means the plant will perform better when pruned. This means cutting the tops out when the plant reaches a certain […]

March 25, 2016