Heirloom Tomato Collections

Each Collection Contains: • Sturdy Organic Heirloom Tomato Plants • Sure-Gro™ Organic Tomato Food • Helpful Instructions • Plant ID Tags for Each Plant Windowbox Wonders For Containers. On porch, deck or fire escape, these powerful heirlooms will give you maximum tomatoes in minimum space. Put a few big pots in a sunny spot, and you’ll be picking tomatoes all […]

Tomato Seed Growing Problems

What is an Heirloom Tomato? Tomato terminology Growing Tomato Seed Growing Tomato Plants Growing Tomato Seed Problems Trellising your tomato plants Watering and plant fertilization Soil amendments Plant disease and pest management Harvesting your tomatoes Cleaning and storing tomato seeds Hot House Tomato Growing   Being a gardener comes with the understanding that, for the most part, you are in […]

Heirloom Tomato Plant Terms

1. Pick heirloom seeds from the Tomato Collections or individual heirloom tomato plants. 2. Review our basic growing guide and consult our helpful experts for specific advice. Detailed tomato growing information for the hot house or home grower. 3. Enjoy your harvest with some of our delicious recipes (and share yours)! Order Heirloom Tomato Seeds Tomato Seed Collections Heirloom Tomato […]

Tricolor Salad – Heirloom Tomato

  Ingredients: Several medium tomatoes 1/2 pound of authentic mozzarella cheese one bunch, fresh sweet basil leaves olive oil salt and pepper to taste Preparation: Slice the tomatoes and mozzarella. Place them on a plate, alternating between tomato and cheese slices so you have an attractive arrangement. Drizzle with liberal amounts of olive oil and garnish heavily with fresh basil […]

Heirloom Tomato Growing Information

Need a hand with your plants? We’ve put together 2 helpful guides to help show the way to great tomatoes. If you’re just looking for a quick summary, download our Mini-Guide – it’s quick, helpful and completely painless. For more detailed help, try our Tomato Growing Guide – you can dowload it below or view online it using the navigation […]

Tomato Plant Request – Heirloom List

  Tomato Seeds not Tomato Plants! Why should you wait for a tomato plant or an heirloom tomato plant when you can get the seeds today. Backyardgardener.com is proud to offer a great selection of heirlooms!   Tomato Seed list     1884 Heirloom Tomato Seeds Abe Lincoln Heirloom Tomato Seeds Ace 55-Tomato Seeds Airyleaf Heirloom Tomato Seeds Aker’s West […]

Tomato Help, Recipes and Growing Tips – Heirloom Tomato

You say tom-ay-to, I say tom-ah-to. Do you have a million tomato questions, or even just one? You’ve come to the right place. Our resident experts will personally answer your questions and give you the resources you’ll need to grow award-winning heirlooms! For concerns about tomato care, check out our easy Tomato Care Guide, and on the fun side, check […]

Tomato Pickle – Heirloom Tomato

Ingredients: 3 quarts green tomatoes, chopped 1 quart ripe tomatoes, chopped fine 3 small bunches of celery, chopped very 1 quart small green cucumbers, chopped 6 medium-sized onions, chopped 1 large ripe cucumber, chopped 4 green peppers, chopped 7 cups vinegar 4 red peppers, chopped 1 teaspoon mustard 1 pound cabbage, chopped 1 teaspoon black pepper 1/3 cup salt 1 […]

Green Tomato Pizza – Heirloom Tomato

  Ingredients: Pizza dough for one pizza, purchased or home made. Green tomatoes Feta cheese, crumbled One thinly sliced red onion, if desired Extra-virgin olive oil Preparation: Preheat oven to 400 F. Stretch out the pizza dough. If the dough gets too elastic and won’t stay stretched, refrigerate it for about 10 minutes and try again. Meanwhile, thinly slice the […]

Perfect Tomato Sandwich – Heirloom Tomato

  Preparation: Take slice of good bread. Slice a ripe tomato and lay the slices on the bread. Sprinkle with salt. If you want to get fancy, sprinkle with one or more of the following: fresh ground pepper, chopped basil, snipped chives, extra-virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar. For a heartier snack, spread the bread with pesto, hummus, or baba ganouj […]