The Seed Catalogs Have Arrived!

On a day when the high temperatures here in Minnesota will likely not get about minus-15 and the wind is making the garden look like an Arctic landscape, seed catalogs are like a cup of hot chocolate or a warm fire — comforting, reliable and cheering. The seed catalogs have been arriving since just after…

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How is Your Tomato Harvest?

Our Northern Gardener publisher and noted tomato fanatic sent me this photo yesterday of his harvest of yellow tomatoes from that day. (I’m sure there were dozens of red ones, too.) I’ve been getting lots of yellow and red cherry or pear tomatoes from my garden, though not a huge harvest from some of my…

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