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 Virginia Heirloom Tomato […]

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 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 […]

Heirloom Tomatoes, Tomato Plants Organic

  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 […]

Jalapeno Sauce – Heirloom Tomato

  Ingredients: 5-6 hot jalapeño peppers (9-12 TAM mild) 1 gallon tomato, peeled 3 onions 4 bell peppers 3 cloves garlic 1/4 cup canning salt 1 tablespoon black pepper 1 cup white vinegar Preparation: Peel and cut up tomatoes. To peel tomatoes drop into boiling water, leave for 1 1/2 or 2 minutes, put into ice water. Chop other ingredients […]

Marinara Sauce – Heirloom Tomato

  Ingredients: 6 pounds ripe Italian-type tomatoes 1 cup very finely minced onion 1/2 cup very finely minced celery 1 cup very finely minced carrots 1/2 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon sugar Ground white pepper to taste. Optional seasoning (any one of the following): 2 teaspoons ground coriander; 1/2 to 1 teaspoon dried marjoram; 1 teaspoon dried basil; 1/4 to […]

Marinated Tomato Salad – Heirloom Tomato

  Ingredients: This can be served as a side salad or as a relish on grilled burgers or chicken. 4 medium red and yellow (2 of each) heirloom tomatoes, diced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced into strips 2 tablespoons minced fresh parsley 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon balsamic vinegar […]

Tomato Pine Nut Soup – Heirloom Tomato

  Ingredients: 1 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil 2 garlic cloves, minced 5-6 large ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded, and chopped 1/3 cup basil leaves 2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts plus extra for garnish salt fresh ground pepper Grated or shaved parmesan (Feel free to substitute another salty cheese) Preparation: Put oil and minced garlic in a microwave safe 1-quart bowl. Since […]

Pruning Heirloom Tomato Plants

  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 […]