Short Season Peppers and Tomatoes
Check out all of our favorite short season peppers and tomatoes in our new 2021 Seed Catalog, just look for the snowflake symbol! For those of us with shorter growing seasons, it's good to grow the fastest varieties for the best harvest before the cold weather arrives. Plus, it's just nice having peppers and tomatoes sooner, right?!
Heirloom Tomato Seeds: Abe Lincoln
A great tomato classic with extraordinary flavor. Beautiful 12 oz. brilliant red fruits grow in large clusters. Tolerates rainy weather without splitting. It's a stand out in any garden because of the big dark red tomatoes and bronzy-green leaves. This tomato makes great garden fresh bruschetta.
Is it too late to plant tomato seeds?
Definitely not. You can plant tomato seeds anytime in the spring. Many people around here don’t sow them until April, as they are fast germinators and fast growers. We find they do even better when they are planted in the ground when they're younger (after it warms up and all chance of frost has passed, of course).
GIANT Heirloom Tomatoes
Pineapple Tomato: Large 1 lb. Bi-color fruits are famous for their sweet and fruity low acid flavor. A beautiful tomato with a unique color of yellow on the outside and red streaks inside. The Pineapple vines set fruit fairly early, and also ripe quickly. In mid-summer, they seemed to stop blooming, then they put on another flush of production in late summer/early fall. The fruit is very lovely when sliced, and has great
If you're looking for a Quick Marinara Sauce with Fresh Tomatoes, check out this simple Marinara Sauce Recipe below. We love growing heirloom tomatoes from seed, and then come harvest time, we make batches of this amazing marinara sauce to freeze for winter use. It's great with fresh herbs and garlic from the garden!