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Tomatoes at Downside Nurseries

For those of you who have frost protection, the first tomatoes are potted now. We have 13 varieties again this year from cherry to beefsteak. Honeycomb (yellow cherry) and Nagina (plum) proved to be very successful, so we have repeated them. Maskotka, our long-standing basket variety, was not available, so...
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published 7th April 2023 The first batch of tomatoes is potted up and ready for those of you who have frost protection. A small garden greenhouse will not keep out much frost so, in an emergency, fleece or even a layer of newspaper may save the day.  There is no...
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Tomatoes at Downside as of 5th April 2022

We are growing 15 varieties this year – more than ever: something for everyone.  Alas, two old favourites are missing: Gardener’s Delight and Tumbler.  There is simply no seed available this year, so you are unlikely to find them elsewhere either. To replace Gardener’s Delight, we are growing Sweet Million...
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